Ian McEwan Quotes: Welfare Was Not To Be Gauged In Purely

Welfare Was Not To Be Gauged In Purely Financial Terms, Or Merely By Reference To Physical Comfort. Welfare, Happiness, Well-being Must Embrace The Philosophical Concept Of The Good Life. She Listed Some Relevant Ingredients, Goals Towards Which A Child Might Grow. Economic And Moral Freedom, Virtue, Compassion And Altruism, Satisfying Work Through Engagement With Demanding Tasks, A Flourishing Network Of Personal Relationships, Earning The Esteem Of Others, Pursuing Larger Meanings To One's Existence, And Having At The Center Of One's Life One Or A Small Number Of Significant Relations Defined Above All By Love.
— Ian McEwan —

Related Authors

Related Topics