On Kindness

by Adam Phillips

10.95

On Kindness | 9780141039336 | Adam Phillips

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ISBN:9780141039336

Format:Paperback / softback

Published:27/11/2009 by Penguin Books Ltd

Description

What is kindness? Does it make us happier? And does it have a place in a selfish world?

Psychoanalyst Adam Phillips and historian Barbara Taylor present an elegant, thoughtful and concise analysis of kindness in history, in life and in the modern world. Suggesting that acts of kindness occur when we are at our most open and honest, they ask why it is that our faith in kindness has been shaken – and why we are all too ready to believe that antagonism has taken its place.