Sep 22, 2021
What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger
Posted by Arthur Kleinman

What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger Best Read || [Arthur Kleinman], What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger, Arthur Kleinman, What Really Matters Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger Life can sometimes thrust us into troubling circumstances that threaten to undo our thin mastery over those things that matter most In this moving and thought provoking volume Arthur Kleinman tells the unsettling stories of a handful of men and women some of whom have lived through some of the most fundamental transitions of What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger Best Read || [Arthur Kleinman] - What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger, What Really Matters Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger Life can sometimes thrust us into troubling circumstances that threaten to undo our thin mastery over those things that matter most In this moving and thought provoking volume Arthur Kleinman tells t

  • Title: What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger
  • Author: Arthur Kleinman
  • ISBN: 9780195180985
  • Page: 192
  • Format: Hardcover
What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger Best Read || [Arthur Kleinman], What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger, Arthur Kleinman, What Really Matters Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger Life can sometimes thrust us into troubling circumstances that threaten to undo our thin mastery over those things that matter most In this moving and thought provoking volume Arthur Kleinman tells the unsettling stories of a handful of men and women some of whom have lived through some of the most fundamental transitions of

What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger Best Read || [Arthur Kleinman] - What Really Matters: Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger, What Really Matters Living a Moral Life Amidst Uncertainty and Danger Life can sometimes thrust us into troubling circumstances that threaten to undo our thin mastery over those things that matter most In this moving and thought provoking volume Arthur Kleinman tells t

Sivananthi T

This is a book written in 2007, and I read about it while reading another book Thought provoking work of a psychiatrist, and a professor of medical anthropology and cross cultural psychiatry We meet key characters based on his patients, an American soldier who shot a Japanese doctor during WW2, an aid worker who worked tirelessly in Africa, a Chinese professor who lived in Mao s China all of these individuals found themselves caught in circumstances where those things that matter most to them th [...]


Josephine Ensign

This was one of those rare ahhhhhhhh books a sheer pleasure to read not as entertainment but as a meaningful experience As Kleinman states in the Introduction, dangers and uncertainties are an inescapable dimension of our lives and they make life matter He then explores the quality of the anti heroic everydayness through stories some of his patients and friends have told him about their lives This is a book that lives and breathes for me and that I ll be referring back to for many years to come [...]


David

This book left a lasting impression on me i find myself referring to it often I highly recomend it and regret selling this one.


Ingeborg

very interesting


Veronica Liew

Firstly, I should underscore that this wasn t the easiest book to read, not in the sense that the author has not provided the clarity of language to the reader What I would caution the reader is to follow and read the narrative and the language of Dr Kleinman in as much clarity of mind that you, the reader, could afford to muster Fear not, this book is not densely packed with anthropological lingo It provides a front seat view of the doctor s most private conversations with his patients which he [...]


Patrick

I m afraid I came away from this one disappointed than anything else Quite frankly if this were a two word review those words would be confused muddle I failed to see the connection between the anecdotes though most were very interesting standing alone , and had I been able to figure out the main point of this book to my own satisfaction I doubt I d have been able to connect said anecdotes to that point.And in one sense I really butt heads with the author I simply could not see in his Idi the h [...]


Xiaojin

Simple questions, heavy answers.Simple questions that do not trouble much of us nowadays.Heavy answers that I cannot evict from my head.



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