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True Success: A New Philosophy of Excellence

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Tom Morris is the Notre Dame philosophy professor whose classes have become a campus legend and whose nationwide speaking engagements have brought a new ethics of excellence to the business world. Now he reveals in a wise and joyous book how the pursuit of true success leads to genuine achievement--and genuine happiness. He offers a framework for success that he calls "The ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published April 1st 1995 by Berkley Books (first published March 23rd 1994)
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Tom Morris has accomplished something remarkable in this book. He has made the thinking of the history's greatest minds much more accessible for the lay person. Instead of surrounding philosophy with elitist airs, he focuses on how important it is to apply the great thinking of the past to our everyday lives.
Morris begins by debunking the popular myth of success, by weaving the thoughts of Socrates, Ralph Waldo Emerson, and Aristotle to name a few cleanly into the text he shows quite convincingl
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I continue to reread portions of this book relevant for work, love, and play.
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Tom Morris has become one of the most active public philosophers in the world due to his unusual ability to bring the greatest wisdom of the past into the challenges of the present.

A native of Durham, North Carolina and a Distinguished Alumnus of Durham Academy, Tom was a Morehead Scholar at the University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill, which has honored him, along with Michael Jordan, as a reci
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