February Book Club: On Desire
This month’s theme is Desire, and specifically how our cravings effect us. It will be important to not why we want the things we want as well.
William Irvine is philosopher who has done extensive work on this subject and has published a book that does not revel in the theoretical aspects of his topics alone. He unveils the topic’s practical elements and makes his study something we can all learn from.
Here is a snapshot of the table of contents:
Table of Contents
|1||The ebb and flow of desire||11|
|3||Mapping our desires||55|
|4||The wellsprings of desire||68|
|5||The psychology of desire||91|
|6||The evolution of desire||120|
|7||The biological incentive system||145|
|8||The human condition||175|
|10||Religious advice continued : Protestant sects||211|