Cover: Ordinary Vices, from Harvard University PressCover: Ordinary Vices in PAPERBACK

Ordinary Vices

Add to Cart

Product Details

PAPERBACK

$37.00 • £29.95 • €33.50

ISBN 9780674641761

Publication Date: 07/01/1985

Short

278 pages

6 x 9-1/4 inches

Belknap Press

World

Related Subjects

  • Introduction: Thinking about Vices
  • 1. Putting Cruelty First
  • 2. Let Us not be Hypocritical
  • 3. What is Wrong with Snobbery?
  • 4. The Ambiguities of Betrayal
  • 5. Misanthropy
  • 6. Bad Characters for Good Liberals
  • Notes
  • Credits
  • Index

From Our Blog

Jacket: Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom, by James Danckert and John D. Eastwood, from Harvard University Press

Responding to Boredom during Self-Isolation

No one likes to be bored, but it’s almost inevitable during this time of social distancing and self-quaratine. John D. Eastwood, coauthor of Out of My Skull: The Psychology of Boredom, explains some things that we know about boredom, how to address it—and even what we can gain from it. We have been here before. During the SARS outbreak of 2003, upwards of 23,000 people in the Greater Toronto Area were quarantined. House

‘manifold glories of classical Greek and Latin’

The digital Loeb Classical Library (loebclassics.com) extends the founding mission of James Loeb with an interconnected, fully searchable, perpetually growing virtual library of all that is important in Greek and Latin literature.