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The Aristos

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John Fowles set out his ideas on life in The Aristos. The chief inspiration behind them was the fifth century BC philosopher Heraclitus. In the world he posited of constant and chaotic flux the supreme good was the Aristos, of a person or thing, the best or most excellent its kind . What I was really trying to define was an ideal of human freedom (the Aristos) in an unfree world, wrote Fowles in 1965. He called a materialistic and over-conforming culture to reckoning with his views on a myriad of subjects - pleasure and pain, beauty and ugliness, Christianity, humanism, existentialism, and socialism. Ex libris Bingley Public Libraries. Some library markings on flyleaves. Tape marks on back inside cover and flyleaf. Some evidence of foxing. Edges stained. Dust jacket in good condition

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Author(s):
John Fowles
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1st edition 1964
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
The Aristos

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John Fowles set out his ideas on life in The Aristos. The chief inspiration behind them was the fifth century BC philosopher Heraclitus. In the world he posited of constant and chaotic flux the supreme good was the Aristos, of a person or thing, the best or most excellent its kind . What I was really trying to define was an ideal of human freedom (the Aristos) in an unfree world, wrote Fowles in 1965. He called a materialistic and over-conforming culture to reckoning with his views on a myriad of subjects - pleasure and pain, beauty and ugliness, Christianity, humanism, existentialism, and socialism. Ex libris Bingley Public Libraries. Some library markings on flyleaves. Tape marks on back inside cover and flyleaf. Some evidence of foxing. Edges stained. Dust jacket in good condition

Added value:
Dust jacket not price clipped
Author(s):
John Fowles
Condition:
Used: good
Edition:
1st edition 1964
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
246
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape
Title:
The Aristos

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