Leisure the Basis of Culture

Josef Pieper

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Title: Leisure the Basis of Culture
Publisher: Pantheon
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Book Description Signet December 1963, 1963. Mass Market Paperback. Book Condition: Used; Good. Small amount of underlining observed in text. Binding tight and square. . . . . One of the most important philosophy titles published in the twentieth century, Joseph Pieper's Leisure, the Basis of Culture is more significant, even more crucial than it was when it first appeared fifty years ago. Pieper shows that Greeks understood and valued leisure, as did the medieval Europeans. He points out that religion can be born only in leisure-a leisure that allows time for the contemplation of the nature of God. Leisure has been, and always will be, the first foundation of any culture. He maintains that our bourgeois world of total labor has vanquished leisure, and issues a startling warning: Unless we regain the art of silence and insight, the ability for nonactivity, unless we substitute true leisure for our hectic amusements, we will destroy our culture-and ourselves. These astonishing essays contradict all our pragmatic and puritanical conceptions about labor and leisure; Joseph Pieper demolishes the twentieth-century cult of 'work' as he predicts its destructive consequences. Bookseller Inventory # 51008

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Published by Fontana, 1965, preface by T.S.Eliot, (1965)
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