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The Art of Worldly Wisdom

The Art of Worldly Wisdom

by Baltasar Gracian

Editeur : Barnes & Noble
ISBN: 9781411428683
Broché: 128
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Taille du fichier: 4 Mb
Date d'affichage: 2021-04-16
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Baltasar Gracián’s Art of Worldly Wisdom offers practical advice on how to make your way in a chaotic world, and how to make it well. The three hundred aphorisms contained here, first published as Oraculo Manual y Arte de Prudencia in 1647, remain remarkably relevant today. The political and social upheavals of Spain’s Golden Era bear a striking resemblance to 21st century reality--political transformations, economic battles that pit local interests against global forces, competing religious outlooks seeking to shape secular worlds, and new technologies torn between democratization and centralization. Gracián’s aphorisms, as much poetry as instruction, address us today as practical guides for civility ...