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  • Published: 12 April 2023
  • ISBN: 9780241523803
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $35.00

Philosophy and Life

Exploring the Great Questions of How to Live




From the eminent philosopher, an answer to the big question: how should I live my life?

How should I live my life? What values shall I live by? What sort of person should I be? What shall I aim for?

In this summation of a lifetime thinking and writing about these great questions, A. C. Grayling explores with clarity and depth the ideas that each of us must use in answering them for ourselves.

Drawing on the lives, experiences and works of a fantastically eclectic range of thinkers - taking in not only philosophers such as Confucius, Seneca and Nietzsche, but also authors from Shakespeare to Ursula LeGuin, and modern thinkers such as Martha Nussbaum and Bernard Williams - Philosophy and Life brings together wisdom from across eras and continents in a tour de force on the philosophy of how to live your life.

  • Published: 12 April 2023
  • ISBN: 9780241523803
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Pages: 448
  • RRP: $35.00

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Praise for Philosophy and Life

An enthusiastic thinker who embraces humour, common sense and lucidity

Independent

Anthony Grayling's intimate and vital dialogue with many of the greatest thinkers since antiquity will inspire each of us to discover the best life we are capable of living

Professor Simon May

Vivid . . . a panoramic, sweeping affair, in which Grayling draws upon Lebensphilosophie in all its forms, from the ancient Greeks to Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre to contemporary thinkers such as Martha Nussbaum, as well as poets, artists and scientists

Daily Telegraph