Browsing Faculty of Art, Design and Humanities by Subject "idleness"
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(Book)A brief and breezy guide to the various philosophies of happiness—from Zhuangzi to the world of Positive Psychology and from Epicurus to the Buddha—packed with entertaining and fun exercises. Introducing Happiness is also ...
(Book chapter)Emmanuel Levinas wrote in his Nine Talmudic Readings that the café is, “a place of casual social intercourse, without mutual responsibility. One goes in not needing to. One sits down without being tired. One drinks without ...
(Book chapter)A creative non-fiction exploration of the trouble with happiness, by way of an encounter with a rum-drinking philosopher in inner-city Birmingham.