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The Sum Total of Human Happiness

1st ed.

Published by St. Augustine's Press in South Bend, Ind .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Between two walks
Belloc's "walk," after a century : on being "reasonably" happy in this life
What do philosophers know?
On the problem of philosophic learning
The alternative world
Meditation on evil
On the will to know the truth
Revelation and the 'truth of things'
Why should anything go right? : on the curious relation of revelation, reason, and reality
On the purpose of "this world"
"What say you of the peacock's tail?" : of things for their own sake
Leisure and culture : why human beings exist and why they are "unimportant"
"Haloes in hell" : Chesterton's own private "heresy"
The sum total of human happiness
Belloc's second walk, a century later : "on the character of enduring things".

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
110
Library of Congress
B187.H3 S33 2005

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
p. cm.
Number of pages
221

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL3394528M
ISBN 10
1587318105
LC Control Number
2005005587
Library Thing
3269054
Goodreads
1657737

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