On Settling

On Settling

eBook - 2012
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In a culture that worships ceaseless striving, ""settling"" seems like giving up. But is it? On Settling defends the positive value of settling, explaining why this disdained practice is not only more realistic but more useful than an excessive ideal of striving. In fact, the book makes the case that we'd all be lost without settling--and that even to strive, one must first settle. We may admire strivers and love the ideal of striving, but who of us could get through a day without settling? Real people, confronted with a complex problem, simply make do, settling for some resol.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, Ă2012
ISBN: 9781400845316
1400845319
9780691148458
0691148457
1283594382
9781283594387
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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