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Assholes: A Theory
Assholes A Theory
Author: Aaron James
What does it mean for someone to be an asshole? The answer is not obvious, despite the fact that we are often stuck dealing with people for whom there is no better name. We try to avoid them, but assholes are everywhere -- at work, at home, on the road, in the public sphere -- and we struggle to comprehend why exactly someone should be acting...  more ».

Asshole management begins with asshole understanding. Finally giving us the concepts to discern why assholes disturb us so, philosopher Aaron James presents a provocative theory of the asshole to explain why such people exist, especially in an age of raging narcissism and unbridled capitalism. We get a better sense of when the asshole is best resisted and best ignored -- a better sense of what is, and what is not, worth fighting for.
ISBN-13: 9781857885934
ISBN-10: 1857885937
Publication Date: 11/1/2012
Pages: 221

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Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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