We Are So Vain
Rebecca Konyndyk DeYoung, who lectures on Philosophy at Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Michigan, explores one of the vices in her new book, Vainglory. The book is more than an intellectual exercise, as she points out, naming a vice helps to distinguish between symptom and cause, and points to means of correction. Karen Prior’s short review of Vainglory is a worthwhile summary of a subtle issue that entraps us all.
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