Can quarantine be a time for personal growth?
Get insight into the wisdom of ages to treasure the true freedom no pandemic can take away from you.
The pandemic confronts us with big questions about ourselves and our society. Can philosophy offer enlightenment? This book gives insight into the wisdom of ages on being a free human being. It proposes a way to integrate some of the best insights from European philosophy to understand ourselves and those around us more deeply. In this way we can appreciate the good in each other and find ways to sustainable personal growth
Professor Leonardo Polo is an expert in the field of philosophical anthropology, which contains the philosophical study of freedom, well-known in Spain. His “lo radical y la libertad” (root and freedom) is an impressive short summary of the main points in the European thought tradition on the human being and freedom. His work has inspired many students and will open new horizons for you. Students commented that “it was the single most inspiring text”
during their studies.
In “Freedom in Quarantine”, Daniel Bernardus will introduce the most important points of “lo radical y la libertad”, before you can dive into Polo's original text. In this way you’ll get a clear overview of the most important insights on being a free human being in European thought.
In “Freedom in Quarantine” you’ll discover
- Why in modern times production and creative freedom are so highly valued and why that goes together with uncertainty.
- Why the modern ideal of freedom has entered a postmodern crisis.
- Why the classical view of freedom can give more serenity, but where it is lacking.
- What insights Christian thinkers have to offer about personal freedom.
- How we can combine the strong points of the different streams of thought.
- What that means for being a free human being, also in times of quarantine!
Finally, you will get deeper insight into what being a free human being truly entails. You will look at yourself and the people around you with other eyes. The philosophical mirror will help you appreciate all the good things in yourself and in others, while receiving inspiration for continuing personal growth.
If you feel the need to reflect about big questions in these times, and you’re not afraid of a popular philosophy approach then this is your book.
Buy Freedom in Quarantine now to understand yourself and those around you more deeply. Find new appreciation for yourself and others and discover new paths towards personal growth.