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  • Published: 5 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760890117
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $26.99
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When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask A Philosopher




Advice for modern dilemmas from the greatest Western philosophers.

How can Kant comfort you when you get dumped via text message? How can Aristotle cure your hangover? How can Heidegger make you feel better when your dog dies?


When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask a Philosopher explains how pearls of wisdom from the greatest Western philosophers can help us face and make light of some of the daily challenges of modern life. In twelve clever, accessible chapters, you'll get advice from Epicurus about how to disconnect from constant news alerts and social media updates, Nietzsche’s take on getting in shape, John Stuart Mill’s tips for handling bad birthday presents, and many other ancient pearls of wisdom to help you navigate life today.

Hilarious, practical, and edifying, When You Kant Figure It Out, Ask a Philosopher brings the best thinkers of the past into the 21st Century to help us all make sense of a chaotic new world.

  • Pub date: 5 November 2019
  • ISBN: 9781760890117
  • Imprint: Viking
  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 176
  • RRP: $26.99

About the Author

Marie Robert

Marie Robert holds degrees in French and philosophy; she is a teacher, Montessori school founder, and current academic program coordinator for Paris’ Lycée International Montessori.


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