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The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination
     

The Thief of Time: Philosophical Essays on Procrastination

by Chrisoula Andreou (Editor), Mark D. White (Editor)
 
When we fail to achieve our goals, procrastination is often the culprit. But how exactly is procrastination to be understood? It has been described as imprudent, irrational, inconsistent, and even immoral, but there has been no sustained philosophical debate concerning the topic.

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When we fail to achieve our goals, procrastination is often the culprit. But how exactly is procrastination to be understood? It has been described as imprudent, irrational, inconsistent, and even immoral, but there has been no sustained philosophical debate concerning the topic.

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"This collection is good reading for anyone who would like to do philosophy on the subject of procrastination or who seeks to procrastinate her work by reading interesting things." —Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

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ISBN-13:
9780199917372
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
05/01/2012
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Chrisoula Andreou is Associate Professor of Philosophy at the University of Utah.

Mark D. White is Professor in the Department of Political Science, Economics, and Philosophy at the College of Staten Island, CUNY.

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