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50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing - Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books

By: Publication details: United Kingdom; Nicholas Brealey Publishing; 28 Feb 2013Description: 336 Pages; PaperbackISBN:
  • 9781857885965
Subject(s): DDC classification:
  • 100
Summary: From Aristotle to Wittgenstein, 50 PHILOSOPHY CLASSICS provides a lively entry point to the 'king of disciplines'. It seeks to enlighten and explain rather than merely instruct, helping readers comprehend some of the key questions - and possible answers - at the centre of human existence. Insightful commentaries on famous texts, biographies of each author, 'In a nutshell' summaries and representative quotes give a taste of the writings that have changed the course of intellectual history - and keep changing minds today. Philosophy can no longer be confined to academia and 50 PHILOSOPHY CLASSICS shows how powerful it can be as a tool for opening our minds and helping us think. Whether you are fascinated or daunted by the big questions of how to think, how to be, how to act and how to see this is the perfect introduction to some of humanity's greatest minds and their landmark books.
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Item type Current library Call number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Karachi Religion and Philosophy 100 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Available PKLC006765
Book Adult and Young Adult 15-17 Lahore Religion and Philosophy 100 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Checked out 12/03/2024 PKLC001331
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From Aristotle to Wittgenstein, 50 PHILOSOPHY CLASSICS provides a lively entry point to the 'king of disciplines'. It seeks to enlighten and explain rather than merely instruct, helping readers comprehend some of the key questions - and possible answers - at the centre of human existence. Insightful commentaries on famous texts, biographies of each author, 'In a nutshell' summaries and representative quotes give a taste of the writings that have changed the course of intellectual history - and keep changing minds today. Philosophy can no longer be confined to academia and 50 PHILOSOPHY CLASSICS shows how powerful it can be as a tool for opening our minds and helping us think. Whether you are fascinated or daunted by the big questions of how to think, how to be, how to act and how to see this is the perfect introduction to some of humanity's greatest minds and their landmark books.

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