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  • Published: 7 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241404867
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $24.99

Philosophy for Polar Explorers




Sixteen pragmatic reflections on how we can go further, achieve more, and live better, from one of the world's greatest explorers.

For millennia exploration has been central to man's quest for meaning and knowledge. For when we set our sights on the horizons, we bring everything us around into focus.

Erling Kagge was the first man in history to reach all of the Earth's poles by foot - the North, the South and the summit of Everest. In Philosophy for Polar Explorers, he sets out all that he has learned from his many expeditions in sixteen concise meditations on life above and below the tree line. Part philosophy, part explorer's handbook, this an expert guide on how we can all go further, achieve more, and discover a more meaningful existence.

  • Pub date: 7 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9780241404867
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 208
  • RRP: $24.99

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