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The wisdom of frugality [sound recording] : [why less is more - more or less] / Emrys Westacott.

Westacott, Emrys, (author.). Hearly, Michael, (narrator.).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

"In this book, Emrys Westacott examines why, for more than two millennia, so many philosophers and people with a reputation for wisdom have been advocating frugality and simple living as the key to the good life. He also looks at why most people have ignored them, but argues that, in a world facing environmental crisis, it may finally be time to listen to the advocates of a simpler way of life. The Wisdom of Frugality explores what simplicity means, why it's supposed to make us better and happier, and why, despite its benefits, it has always been such a hard sell. The book looks not only at the arguments in favor of living frugally and simply, but also at the case that can be made for luxury and extravagance, including the idea that modern economies require lots of getting and spending"--Container.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library CD 179.9 WES (Text) 33892100431270 Adult Audiobooks Audiobook CD None 03/16/2017 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681682747
  • ISBN: 1681682745
  • Physical Description: 8 audio discs (9.5 hr.) : CD audio, digital ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Prince Frederick, MD : HighBridge, [2016]

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Summary, etc.:
"In this book, Emrys Westacott examines why, for more than two millennia, so many philosophers and people with a reputation for wisdom have been advocating frugality and simple living as the key to the good life. He also looks at why most people have ignored them, but argues that, in a world facing environmental crisis, it may finally be time to listen to the advocates of a simpler way of life. The Wisdom of Frugality explores what simplicity means, why it's supposed to make us better and happier, and why, despite its benefits, it has always been such a hard sell. The book looks not only at the arguments in favor of living frugally and simply, but also at the case that can be made for luxury and extravagance, including the idea that modern economies require lots of getting and spending"--Container.
Subject: Simplicity.
Thriftiness.
Genre: Audiobooks.

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