The Resource On freedom, Cass R. Sunstein

On freedom, Cass R. Sunstein

Label
On freedom
Title
On freedom
Statement of responsibility
Cass R. Sunstein
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In this pathbreaking book, New York Times bestselling author Cass Sunstein asks us to rethink freedom. He shows that freedom of choice isn't nearly enough. To be free, we must also be able to navigate life. People often need something like a GPS device to help them get where they want to go--whether the issue involves health, money, jobs, children, or relationships. In both rich and poor countries, citizens often have no idea how to get to their desired destination. That is why they are unfree. People also face serious problems of self-control, as many of them make decisions today that can make their lives worse tomorrow. And in some cases, we would be just as happy with other choices, whether a different partner, career, or place to live--which raises the difficult question of which outcome best promotes our well-being. Accessible and lively, and drawing on perspectives from the humanities, religion, and the arts, as well as social science and the law, On Freedom explores a crucial dimension of the human condition that philosophers and economists have long missed--and shows what it would take to make freedom real
Cataloging source
JBL
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sunstein, Cass R
Dewey number
158.1
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
LC call number
BF637.C5
LC item number
S86 2019
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Conduct of life
  • Self-control
  • Choice (Psychology)
  • Compulsive behavior
  • Happiness
Target audience
adult
Label
On freedom, Cass R. Sunstein
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-127)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bitten appples -- What the hell is water? -- Navigability -- Self-control -- Happy either way -- "Through Eden took their solitary way"
Control code
on1086319522
Dimensions
16 cm
Extent
v, 127 pages
Isbn
9780691191157
Lccn
2018953067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
158.1 SU74 ; XX-N ; [A18BP133, #44, 4@12.95, WJM/ ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1086319522
  • (OCoLC)1086319522
Label
On freedom, Cass R. Sunstein
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 119-127)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Bitten appples -- What the hell is water? -- Navigability -- Self-control -- Happy either way -- "Through Eden took their solitary way"
Control code
on1086319522
Dimensions
16 cm
Extent
v, 127 pages
Isbn
9780691191157
Lccn
2018953067
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
158.1 SU74 ; XX-N ; [A18BP133, #44, 4@12.95, WJM/ ]
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1086319522
  • (OCoLC)1086319522

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