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StatusChecked Out
LocationClark County
Call No193 Ande
TitleIn emergency, break glass : what Nietzsche can teach us about joyful living in a tech-saturated world / Nate Anderson.
AuthorAnderson, Nate. author.
Total Circ1
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Checked OutClark County30293101975022193 Ande5/10/2022 Due on 6/16/2022Clark County

Catalog Details

International Standard Book Number 9781324004790 (hardcover)
International Standard Book Number 1324004797 (hardcover)
International Standard Book Number 9781324004806 (epub)
Personal Name Anderson, Nate. author.
Title Statement In emergency, break glass : what Nietzsche can teach us about joyful living in a tech-saturated world / Nate Anderson.
Edition Statement First edition.
Production, Publication, Distribution, Manufacture, and Copyright Notice New York : W. W. Norton & Company, 2022.
Physical Description 193 pages ; 22 cm.
Bibliography, Etc. Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note Burn the boats -- The secret of my happiness -- The information diet -- Wisdom won by walking -- The gay science?
Summary, Etc. "A lively and approachable meditation on how we can transform our digital lives if we let a little Nietzsche in. Who has not found themselves scrolling endlessly on screens and wondered: am I living or distracting myself from living? In Emergency, Break Glass adapts Friedrich Nietzsche's passionate quest for meaning into a world overwhelmed by "content." Written long before the advent of smartphones, Nietzsche's aphoristic philosophy advocated a fierce mastery of attention, a strict information diet, and a powerful connection to the natural world. Drawing on Nietzsche's work, technology journalist Nate Anderson advocates for a life of goal-oriented, creative exertion as more meaningful than the "frictionless" leisure often promised by our devices. He rejects the simplicity of contemporary prescriptions like reducing screen time in favor of looking deeply at what truly matters to us, then finding ways to make our technological tools serve this vision. With a light touch suffused by humor, Anderson uncovers the impact of this "yes-saying" philosophy on his own life-and perhaps on yours"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject-Personal Name Nietzsche, Friedrich Wilhelm, 1844-1900.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Life.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Happiness.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Joy.
Subject Added Entry - Topical Term Technology.

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