A Guide for the Perplexed
E F Schumacher asserts that it is the task of philosophy to provide a map of life and knowledge which exhibits the most important features of life in their proper prominence. The questions- How am I to conduct my life? What is the nature of art and nature? What is the meaning of religion? are restored are restored to daylight on Schumacher's map of life by his maxim 'if in doubt show it prominently. ' Science is therefore restored to its home territory and its growing imperialism over the fields is reserved.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - ted_newell - LibraryThing
The book that virtually started everything for me. Read in 1983, year of undergrad graduation, and things have never been the same since. I had resistance to even looking at the title. Read full review
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Schumacher begins by describing his difficulties travelling through Leningrad, attempting to reconcile his map with the major landmarks he could see. His confusion was resolved only when a guide ... Read full review