Freedom Paradox: Towards a Post-Secular Ethics

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Why is it so many of us lack contentment, despite all the wealth and freedoms we enjoy? The past two centuries delivered individual and political freedoms that promised unprecedented opportunities for personal fulfilment. Yet citizens of affluent countries are encouraged to pursue lives of consumerism, endless choice and the pleasures of the body. Clive Hamilton argues that the paradox of modern consumer life is that we are deprived of our inner freedom by our very pursuit of our own desires. He turns to metaphysics to ...

Freedom Paradox: Towards a Post-Secular Ethics 2011, Allen & Unwin, St Leonards NSW

ISBN-13: 9781742375786

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