Reading A Decent Life By Todd May Ormskirkremovals.co.uk You Re Probably Never Going To Be A Saint Even So, Let S Face It You Could Be A Better Person We All Could But What Does That Mean For You In A World Full Of Suffering And Deprivation, It S Easy To Despair And It S Also Easy To Judge Ourselves For Not Doing Even If We Gave Away Everything We Own And Devoted Ourselves To Good Works, It Wouldn T Solve All The World S Problems It Would Make Them Better, Though So Is That What We Have To Do Is Anything Less A Moral Failure Can We Lead A Fundamentally Decent Life Without Taking Such Drastic Steps Todd May Has Answers He S Not The Sort Of Philosopher Who Tells Us We Have To Be Model Citizens Who Display Perfect Ethics In Every Decision We Make He S Realistic He Understands That Living Up To Ideals Is A Constant Struggle In A Decent Life, May Leads Readers Through The Traditional Philosophical Bases Of A Number Of Arguments About What Ethics Asks Of Us, Then He Develops A Reasonable And Achievable Way Of Thinking About Them, One That Shows Us How We Can Use Philosophical Insights To Participate In The Complicated World Around Us He Explores How We Should Approach The Many Relationships In Our Lives With Friends, Family, Animals, People In Need Through The Use Of A Forgiving, If No Less Fundamentally Serious, Moral Compass With Humor, Insight, And A Lively And Accessible Style, May Opens A Discussion About How We Can, Realistically, Lead The Good Life That We Aspire To A Philosophy Of Goodness That Leaves It All But Unattainable Is Ultimately Self Defeating Instead, Todd May Stands At The Forefront Of A New Wave Of Philosophy That Sensibly Reframes Our Morals And Redefines What It Means To Live A Decent Life.
Todd May is a political philosopher notable for his role in developing, alongside Saul Newman and Lewis Call, the theory of post structuralist anarchism 1 He is currently Class of 1941 Memorial Professor of Philosophy at Clemson University and contributes to CounterPunch His 1994 book The Political Philosophy of Poststructuralist Anarchism was the first to combine poststructuralist and anarchis
- 232 pages
- A Decent Life
- Todd May
- 18 March 2019 Todd May