A thought-provoking introduction to philosophy through 40 key ideas. This book artfully draws together forty of the greatest and most useful ideas found in philosophy, taking us on a journey around key concepts from both Eastern and Western cultures. Exploring relevant issues like work, love, anxiety, self-knowledge, and happiness, this essential guide reminds us of the wit, humanity, and relevance of great philosophers including Nietzsche, Heidegger, Confucius, Lao Tzu, and Buddha.
PHILOSOPHY FOR EVERYDAY LIFE
40 KEY CONCEPTS presented in short, poetic chapters.
ANCIENT WISDOM, CONTEMPORARY APPLICATION explains how philosophy is still applicable today.
FULLY ILLUSTRATED THROUGHOUT
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