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The Heart of Things Applying Philosophy to the 21st Century by A. C. Grayling
  

The Heart of Things Applying Philosophy to the 21st Century

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The Heart of Things Applying Philosophy to the 21st Century by A. C. Grayling

The new bestseller from one of Britain's most pre-eminent philosophers and arguably the best known, A.C. GraylingEveryone wishes to live a life that is satisfying and fulfilling, in which there is achievement and pleasure, and which has the respect of people one, in turn, respects. And one of the fundamentals to living such a life is to reflect on the choices we make.In this new collection, A.C. Grayling invites the reader into a conversation with ideas. From personal questions about happiness and quality of life to wider public concerns such as war and democracy, these essays provide a springboard to thought and to exploring what is best about the human heart and mind.

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provocative... a stimulating handbook to the contemporary uses of philosophy * DAILY TELEGRAPH *


About the Author

A. C. Grayling

A.C. Grayling is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, University of London, and a multi-talented author. He believes that philosophy should take an active, useful role in society. He has been a regular contributor to The Times, Financial Times, Observer, Independent on Sunday, Economist, Literary Review, New Statesman and Prospect, and is a frequent and popular contributor to radio and television programmes, including Newsnight, Today, In Our Time, Start the Week and CNN news.

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Book Info

Publication date

5th January 2006

Author

A. C. Grayling

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Author's Website

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Publisher

Weidenfeld & Nicolson an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback
288 pages

Categories

Popular philosophy

ISBN

9780753819418

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