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How to be perfect

a foolproof guide to making the correct moral decision in every situation you ever encounter anywhere on earth, forever
Verfasser*in: Suche nach Verfasser*in Schur, Michael
Verfasser*innenangabe: Michael Schur
Jahr: 2022
Verlag: New York, Simon & Schuster
Mediengruppe: Buch


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"From the creator of The Good Place and the co-creator of Parks and Recreation, a hilarious, thought-provoking guide to living an ethical life, drawing on 2,500 years of deep thinking from around the world"--
Table of Contents
Introduction 1 (8)
A Few Questions Readers Might Have, Before We Get Started 9 (8)
PART ONE In Which We Learn Various Theories About How to Be Good People from the Three Main Schools of Western Moral Philosophy That Have Emerged over the Last 2,400 Years, Plus a Bunch of Other Cool Stuff, All in Like Eighty Pages
Chapter One Should I Punch My Friend in the Face for No Reason?
17 (22)
Chapter Two Should I Let This Runaway Trolley I'm Driving Kill Five People, or Should I Pull a Lever and Deliberately Kill One (Different) Person?
39 (22)
Chapter Three Should I Lie and Tell My Friend I Like Her Ugly Shirt?
61 (20)
Chapter Four Do I Have to Return My Shopping Cart to the Shopping Cart Rack Thingy? I Mean ... It's All the Way Over There
81 (20)
PART TWO In Which We Take Everything We've Learned, and We Start Asking Some Tougher Questions, and We Use the Stuff We've Learned to Try to Answer Them, and We Also Learn a Bunch More Cool Stuff
Chapter Five Should I Run into a Burning Building and Try to Save Everyone Trapped Inside?
101 (14)
Chapter Six I Just Did Something Unselfish. But What's in It for Me?!
115 (16)
Chapter Seven Yes, I Bumped into Your Car. But Do You Even Care About Hurricane Katrina?!
131 (14)
Chapter Eight We've Done Some Good Deeds, and Given a Bunch of Money to Charity, and We're Generally Really Nice and Morally Upstanding People, So Can We Take Three of These Free Cheese Samples from the Free Cheese Sample Plate at the Supermarket Even Though It Clearly Says "One Per Customer"?
145 (22)
PART THREE In Which Things Get Really Tough, but We Power Through and Complete Our Journeys, Becoming Perfectly Virtuous and Flourishing and Deontologically Pure Happiness-Generating Super-People, and Also There's a Chapter with Some Cursing in It, but It's for a Good Reason
Chapter Nine Oh, You Bought a New iPhone? That's Cool. Did You Know That Millions of People Are Starving in South Asia?!
167 (18)
Chapter Ten This Sandwich Is Morally Problematic. But It's Also Delicious. Can I Still Eat It?
185 (24)
Chapter Eleven Making Ethical Decisions Is Hard. Can We Just ... Not Make Them?
209 (14)
Chapter Twelve I Gave a Twenty-Seven-Cent Tip to My Barista, and Now Everyone's Yelling at Me on Twitter, Just Because I'm a Billionaire! I Can't Even Enjoy the Soft-Shell Crab Rolls That My Sushi Chef Made for My Private Dirigible Trip to the Dutch Antilles! How Is That Fair?!
223 (20)
Chapter Thirteen I Screwed Up. Do I Have to Say I'm Sorry?
243 (10)
Coda: Okay, Kids: What Have We Learned? 253 (8)
Acknowledgments 261 (6)
Notes 267 (12)
Index 279


Verfasser*in: Suche nach Verfasser*in Schur, Michael
Verfasser*innenangabe: Michael Schur
Jahr: 2022
Verlag: New York, Simon & Schuster
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Systematik: Suche nach dieser Systematik PI.AV, FS.E
Interessenkreis: Suche nach diesem Interessenskreis Englisch [Sprache]
ISBN: 978-1-982159-31-3
2. ISBN: 1-982159-31-6
Beschreibung: First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition, 289 Seiten
Schlagwörter: Humor, Lebensführung, Moral, Lebensgestaltung, Lebenstechnik
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Sprache: Englisch
Fußnote: Includes bibliographical references and index.- Text englisch
Mediengruppe: Buch