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Should You Judge This Book by Its Cover? 100 Fresh Takes on Familiar Sayings and Quotations by Julian Baggini
  

Should You Judge This Book by Its Cover? 100 Fresh Takes on Familiar Sayings and Quotations

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Should You Judge This Book by Its Cover? 100 Fresh Takes on Familiar Sayings and Quotations by Julian Baggini

This is another rapid-fire selection of short, stimulating and entertaining capsules of philosophy from the master of the genre. This time Baggini applies his philosophical scalpel to famous sayings, proverbs and pieces of homespun wisdom. Should you really do as the Romans do when in Rome and practice what you preach? Is the grass always in fact greener on the other side of the fence, and is there ever smoke without fire? Is beauty always in the eye of the beholder and is it actually better to be safe than sorry? Baggini's approach is as witty and deeply thought provoking as ever.

About the Author

JULIAN BAGGINI is Founding Editor of The Philosophers' Magazine. His books include Welcome to Everytown: A Journey into the English Mind, What's It All About?: Philosophy and the Meaning of Life, the bestselling The Pig that Wants to be Eaten, Do They Think You're Stupid? and The Ego Trick, all published by Granta Books.

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Book Info

Publication date

1st February 2010

Author

Julian Baggini

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Author's Website

www.julianbaggini.com

Publisher

Granta Books

Format

Paperback
224 pages

Categories

Popular philosophy

ISBN

9781847081551

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