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Epicurean simplicity

Stephanie Mills

Epicurean simplicity

by Stephanie Mills

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Published by Island Press/Shearwater Books in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mills, Stephanie, -- 1948-,
  • Natural history -- Middle West,
  • Country life -- Middle West,
  • Simplicity,
  • Conduct of life

  • Edition Notes

    StatementStephanie Mills ; drypoint engravings by Glenn Wolff.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQH104.5.M47 M56 2002
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 209 p. ;
    Number of Pages209
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23038252M
    ISBN 101559636904
    OCLC/WorldCa53215487

    Epicurean Simplicity Stephanie Mills Island Press (February ) $ (pp) “A source of bad conscience” says the author, “is the knowledge that my way of life, austere though it may appear to the richer folk, is still ruinously exploitive of nature.” This is food for thought for anyone considering the state of the. Epicurean Simplicity (Hardcover) By Stephanie Mills. Island Press, , pp. Publication Date: February 1, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (4/10/) List Price: * * Individual store prices may vary. About the Author. Stephanie Mills has.

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      In this paper we explore material simplicity, defined as the virtue disposing us to act appropriately within the sphere of our consumer decisions. Simplicity is a conscientious and restrained attitude toward material goods that typically includes (1) decreased consumption and (2) a more conscious consumption; hence (3) greater deliberation regarding our consumer decisions; (4) a more Cited by: Epicurean Simplicity by Mills, Stephanie and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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"In this book, I relate the pleasures, as well as the virtues and difficulties of a perhaps simpler than average North American life." So begins ecological thinker and writer Stephanie Mills's Epicurean Simplicity, a thoughtful paean to living, like Thoreau, a deliberate life. Mills's account of the simple life reaches deep into classical sources of pleasure -- good food, good health, good.

"In this book, I relate the pleasures, as well as the virtues and difficulties of a perhaps simpler than average North American life." So begins ecological thinker and writer Stephanie Mills's Epicurean Simplicity, a thoughtful paean to living, like Thoreau, a deliberate 's account of the simple life reaches deep into classical sources of pleasure -- good food, good health, good.

While later centuries have come to associate Epicurus\'s name with hedonism, Mills discovered that he extolled simplicity and prudence as the surest means to pleasure, and his thinking offers an important touchstone for the book.\" \"Epicurean Simplicity touches on a broad range of topics - the impacts of a consumerist lifestyle on the natural.

Next to the birds and the bees, I care most about the humane. Consumerism is as destructive of our humanity as it is of nature, and Epicurean simplicity, respectful of the soul, is relevant here. Just as nature enchants me, so do art and literature; history and philosophy engross me, and at a smaller cost to the planet than, say, an inaugural : $ "In this book, I relate the pleasures, as well as the virtues and difficulties of a perhaps simpler than average North American life." So begins ecological thinker and writer Stephanie Mills's Epicurean Simplicity, a thoughtful paean to living, like Thoreau, a deliberate 's account of the simple life reaches deep into classical sources of pleasure -- good food, good health, good /5(5).

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"In this book, I relate the pleasures, as well as the virtues and difficulties of a perhaps simpler than average North American life." So begins ecological thinker and writer Stephanie Mills's Epicurean Simplicity, a thoughtful paean to living, like Thoreau, a deliberate life.

Mills's account of the simple life reaches deep into classical sources of pleasure — good food, good health, good. "In this book, I relate the pleasures, as well as the virtues and difficulties of a perhaps simpler than average North American life." So begins ecological thinker and writer Stephanie Mills's Epicurean Simplicity, a thoughtful paean to living, like Thoreau, a deliberate 's account of the simple life reaches deep into classical sources of pleasure -- good food, good health, good 5/5(2).

Epicurean Simplicity By Stephanie Mills. Shows how this approach to life includes wonder and pleasure and attunement to the small details of existence.

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Commended for Independent Publisher Book Awards (Autobiography/Memoir) Description: xi, pages ; 23 cm: Contents: The Journey and the Destination --Epicurean Simplicity --Spring --The Others --Summer --Conviviality --Vocation --Autumn --Winter --Our Common Fate.

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The Epicurean school of philosophy was one of the dominant. Stephanie Mills has been engaged in the ecology movement for more than thirty years, and in was named by Utne Reader as one of the world's leading visionaries. Her books include Whatever Happened to Ecology. (Sierra Club Books, ), In Service of the Wild (Beacon Press, ), and Turning Away from Technology (Sierra Club Books, ).

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Her new book, 'Epicurean Simplicity,' published by Island Books ($22, hardcover), offers Mills' plea for a simpler lifestyle in the face of a fast-paced modern world. She comes to Milwaukee this week.Access-restricted-item true Addeddate Bookplateleaf Boxid IA Camera Canon EOS 5D Mark II City Washington, DC Curatenote shippedPages: Thus the title “Epicurean Simplicity,” which means voluntary simplicity informed by the pleasure- affirming philosophy of Epicurus.

This is how Mills lives, simply and carefully, in a little house among some regrown woods in the upper Midwest. The book chronicles a year of that life in poetic detail and lyric beauty.