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Two questions about articles and philosophy

Post by Dictophone » Tue Mar 20, 2012 12:18 pm

Hello!
Please help me to write the following sentence right way:

When Jack was 67, he wrote "One Hundred Miles", the book about his philosophy of life.

I underlined the questionable elements of the sentence. I have two questions:
1. Which article should I use before "book", "a" or "the"?
2. Which word combination is better, "philosophy of life" or "life philosophy", or maybe "philosophy of living"?

Thanks.

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Re: Two questions about articles and philosophy

Post by Joe » Wed Mar 21, 2012 7:35 am

a book :ok:
philosophy of life :ok:

Note that "the book" could be ok if you had previously mentioned that all through his life Jake planned to write "a book about his philosophy of life".

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Re: Two questions about articles and philosophy

Post by Dictophone » Wed Mar 21, 2012 8:20 am

Josef, thank you very much.

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