The Art of the Good Life (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
208
Utgivningsdatum
2018-07-12
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Sceptre
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172 x 124 x 17 mm
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150 g
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ISBN
9781473667518
The Art of the Good Life (häftad)

The Art of the Good Life

Clear Thinking for Business and a Better Life - from 'one of Europe's finest minds' (Matt Ridley)

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Since antiquity, i.e. for at least 2,500 years and probably much longer, people have been asking themselves what it means to live a good life. How should I live? What constitutes a good life? What's the role of fate? What's the role of money? Is leading a good life a question of mindset, or is it more about reaching your goals? Is it better to actively seek happiness or to avoid unhappiness? Each generation poses these questions anew, and somehow the answers are always fundamentally disappointing. Why? Because we're constantly searching for a single principle, a single tenet, a single rule. Yet this holy grail - a single, simple path - doesn't exist.

Over the past few decades, a silent revolution has taken place within various fields of thought. Within science, politics, medicine and many other areas, scholars have come to realise that the world is far too complicated to summarise in one big idea or handful of principles. We need a toolkit of mental models in order to understand the world. It's high time somebody compiled a similar toolkit designed for practical living. Voilà. Here you'll find fifty-two such intellectual tools - they may not guarantee you a good life, but they'll give you a better chance.
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Three pages in, and you've already learned something else. -- Franz Himpsel, Suddeutsche Zeitung This book will change your thinking. -- Prof. Dan Goldstein, London Business School Brimming with insights! Anybody who's sick of constantly stumbling into mental traps has got to read this book. -- Prof. Iris Bohnet, Harvard Do you have to read this book? Definitely. It's extremely entertaining and offers a fundamentally sound introduction to the nature of human thought. -- 'Professor Dr (h.c.) Roland Berger, Founder and Honorary Chairman of Roland Berger Strategy Consultants Praise for THE ART OF THINKING CLEARLY:Rolf Dobelli offers plenty of food for thought, and writes clearly - stimulating, amusing, brilliant -- Dr Christoph Franz, former CEO of Lufthansa, Chairman of Roche Rolf Dobelli writes clearly, intelligently and convincingly * Gerhard Schroder *

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