A Brief History of Thought
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A Brief History of Thought : A Philosophical Guide to Living

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NATIONAL BESTSELLER Eight months on the bestseller lists in France! From the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greeks to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism, and postmodernism, Luc Ferry's instant classic 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. This lively journey through the great thinkers will enlighten every reader, young and old.show more

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  • Paperback | 282 pages
  • 134.62 x 198.12 x 22.86mm | 226.8g
  • HarperCollins Publishers Inc
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • New.
  • 0062074245
  • 9780062074249
  • 93,762

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-Lucid and accessible ... Ferry defends human dignity against post-modern doubt ... a serious thinker---ROBERT ROYAL, First Thingsshow more

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Eight months on the bestseller lists in France! From the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greeks to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism, and postmodernism, Luc Ferry's instant classic 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. This lively journey through the great thinkers will enlighten every reader, young and old.show more

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