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Can virtue make us happy?

Otfried Höffe

Can virtue make us happy?

the art of living and morality

by Otfried Höffe

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Published by Northwestern University Press in Evanston, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Ethics,
  • Hedonism,
  • Autonomy (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementOtfried Höffe ; translated from the German by Douglas R. McGaughey ; translation edited by Aaron Bunch.
    ContributionsMcGaughey, Douglas R., 1947-, Bunch, Aaron.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1114 .H57513 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23833966M
    ISBN 109780810125452
    LC Control Number2009040431
    OCLC/WorldCa318428701

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