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Boethius - Is The Pursuit Of Goods, Happiness?

Boethius - Is The Pursuit Of Goods, Happiness?

June 27, 2020
Title added by Hygeia, since this is an excerpt from a very tightly weaved masterpiece.Lady Philosophy is addressing the author, Boethius (note from Hygeia)…‘The whole concern of men, which the efforts of a multitude of pursuits keep busy, moves by different roads, yet strives to arrive at one and the same end, that of happiness. Now that is the good which, once a man attains it, leaves no room for further desires. And it is the highest of all goods, containing in itself all that is good, for if there were anything lacking in it, it wou...
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