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How to be : life lessons from the early Greeks  Cover Image Book Book

How to be : life lessons from the early Greeks / Adam Nicolson.


"Adam Nicolson crafts a geography of the ancient world and a brilliant exploration of our connections to the past"-- Provided by publisher.

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374610104
  • ISBN: 037461010X
  • Physical Description: 356 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First American edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2023.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Harbour Minds -- Must I Think My Own Way Through The World? -- What Is Existence Made Of? -- How To Be Me -- Is Politeness A Virtue? -- Is Life A Fire? -- Is The World Full Of Souls? -- Can I Live In Multiple Realties? -- Does Love Rule The Universe? -- The Invention Of Understanding.
Subject: Philosophy, Ancient > Influence.
Existential phenomenology.
Conduct of life.
Greece > Intellectual life > To 146 B.C.

Available copies

  • 2 of 3 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.


  • 1 current hold with 3 total copies.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
North Kansas City Public Library 182 NICOLSON 2023 (Text) 0001012528034 Nonfiction New Available -

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