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Leisure - Leisure
(1,948 words)

Part of Leisure:

1. Leisure

2. Tourism

3. Sport

A. The Notion

The notion of leisure, with its counterpart of work, will naturally depend on the notion one has of man in anthropology. If work and achievement are taken to be the purpose of life, leisure will be held in low esteem and man at leisure will be considered as something than he ought to be (Guardini). But if amusement is held to be the import…

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Roman Bleistein, “Leisure - Leisure”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 03 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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