A Child at Heart: Unlocking Your Creativity, Curiosity, and by Christopher Phillips

By Christopher Phillips

Weaving jointly philosophy, social technological know-how and neuroscience study, own anecdotes and dialogues, A baby at Heart takes a significantly assorted method of the normal obstacles among youth and maturity to bare how instead of lapse into maturity, we will be able to in attaining what the Greeks of outdated name arete—all-around excellence—when we glance to kids and adolescence as a lodestar for our development.

Childhood is our basic launching pad, a time of existence whilst studying is extra severe than at the other, once we achieve the serious wisdom and abilities which could support make sure that we stay adaptable. This e-book weaves jointly the taking into consideration philosophers from around the a while who make the unsettling statement that with the passage of time we're apt to diminish mentally, emotionally, and cognitively. If we stick with what has turn into an all-too-common path, we denature our unique nature—which brims with interest, empathy, cause, ask yourself, and a will to test and understand—and we regress, our experience of who we're turns into fuzzier and everybody in our orbit pays a price.

Mounting proof indicates that we commence our lives with an ethical, highbrow, and artistic bang, and during this groundbreaking, seriously researched, and hugely attractive quantity, Christopher Phillips makes the provocative case that formative years isn't really simply a nation of becoming, whereas maturity is one among being, as though we have now "arrived" and reached the summit. His life-changing proposition is if we embody the defining traits of teen, we are not destined to develop into frail, dispirited, or unhinged, we will develop in a fashion outlined through ask yourself, interest, imaginativeness, playfulness, and compassion—in essence, limitless potential.

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