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One of the most important philosophy titles published in the twentieth century, Josef Pieper's Leisure, the Basis of Culture is more significant, even more crucial, today than it was when it first appeared fifty years ago. Pieper shows that the 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 ...

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Leisure the Basis of Culture 1999, Liberty Fund, Indianapolis, IN

ISBN-13: 9780865972100

Revised edition

Hardcover

Leisure the Basis of Culture 1998, St. Augustine's Press

ISBN-13: 9781890318352

50th Anniversary edition

Trade paperback

Leisure: The Basis of Culture 1963, Signet Book

ISBN-13: 9780451623362

Mass-market paperback

Leisure: The Basis of Culture 1963, Berkley Books

ISBN-13: 9780451626363

Trade paperback

Leisure: The Basis of Culture 1963, Signet Book

ISBN-13: 9780451624697

Trade paperback

Leisure: The Basis of Culture 1963, Signet Book

ISBN-13: 9780451620422

Mass-market paperback