From the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greeks to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism, and postmodernism, Luc Ferry’s brilliantly and accessibly explains the enduring teachings of philosophy—including its profound relevance to modern daily life and its essential role in achieving happiness and living a meaningful life.Need more philosophy? Take a look at our philosophy catalog.
Tuesday, December 20, 2011
New Year. New you? Let French superstar philosopher Luc Ferry give your 2012 a book as he explains how the history of philosophy can teach you how to live a better life. Thomas Cathcut & Daniel Klein, authors of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar, call Ferry’s A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living “a fine introduction to philosophy and its fundamental relevance to living a meaningful life—for everyone from the man in the Acropolis to the man in the street.”