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An Unknown World: Notes on the Meaning of the Earth

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The bestselling philosophers unforgettable exploration of the true meaning of life on earth, now in paperback for the first time.

 

What is the purpose of life on earth? In An Unknown World, philosopher Jacob Needleman frames mans role on the planet in a completely new and fresh way, moving beyond the usual environmental concerns to reveal how the care and maintenance of a world is something vital and basic to our existence as authentic human beings.

“Striking . . . takes some really original positions on topics that have become run into the ground by the same discussions and same assumptions.”

—Ken Wilbur

“His lively prose, storytelling skills and lucid insights draw us into an animated conversation with a brilliant teacher.”

Publishers Weekly

About the Author

The acclaimed author of The American Soul, The Essential Marcus Aurelius, Lost Christianity, and Money and the Meaning of Life, Jacob Needleman is a professor of philosophy at San Francisco State University and former director of the Center for the Study of New Religions at the Graduate Theological Union, Berkeley.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780399165092
Author:
Needleman, Jacob
Publisher:
Tarcher
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Religion Western-Mysticism
Subject:
Metaphysics-General
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20131231
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
7.13 x 5 in 1 lb
Age Level:
from 18

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Humanities » Philosophy » General
Metaphysics » General
Religion » Western Religions » Mysticism
Science and Mathematics » Astronomy » General

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