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What Is Culture For? (Cărți The School of Life)

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en Limba Engleză Carte Hardback – 22 Mar 2018

Our societies frequently proclaim their enormous esteem for culture.

Music, film, literature and the visual arts enjoy high prestige and are viewed by many as getting close to the meaning of life. But what is culture really for?

This book proposes that works of culture were all made, in one way or another, with the idea of improving the way we live. The book connects a range of cultural masterpieces with our own dilemmas and pains around love, work and society, and invites us to see culture as a resource with which to address the complex agonies of being human.

It provides us with enduring keys to unlocking culture as a way of transforming our lives.

 

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"What Is Culture For? is, by far, one of the best books I've read on culture. It is resolved, concise and has the potential to change the way the cultural industries perceive themselves." David

"Excellent, the smaller Essay type publications are very good." Frank

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Specificații

ISBN-13: 9780995753532
ISBN-10: 0995753539
Pagini: 112
Dimensiuni: 113 x 188 x 15 mm
Greutate: 0.18 kg
Editura: The School of Life Press
Seria Cărți The School of Life