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The Five-Minute Philosopher: 80 Unquestionably Good Answers to 80 Unanswerable Big Questions
     

The Five-Minute Philosopher: 80 Unquestionably Good Answers to 80 Unanswerable Big Questions

by Gerald Benedict
 

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To find philosophical enlightenment, it is not necessary to climb to the top of a mountain or pursue a graduate degree. All that is required is five minutes a day with any of the 80 life-changing questions and answers compiled here by philosopher Gerald Benedict. Full of insight and wisdom, and utterly free of academic pretension, The Five-Minute Philosopher

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To find philosophical enlightenment, it is not necessary to climb to the top of a mountain or pursue a graduate degree. All that is required is five minutes a day with any of the 80 life-changing questions and answers compiled here by philosopher Gerald Benedict. Full of insight and wisdom, and utterly free of academic pretension, The Five-Minute Philosopher draws on sacred texts, humanist writings, and poetry to help readers shed their blinders, put on their thinking caps, and see the world--and themselves--anew.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781780280103
Publisher:
Watkins Media
Publication date:
09/06/2011
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Gerald Benedict graduated in Divinity from the University of London, has a postgraduate diploma from the School of Ecumenical Studies, University of Geneva, and a PhD from the Open University. He is the author of the Watkins Dictionary of Religious and Secular Faiths and of a number of books about the Mayan civilization, including The Mayan Prophecies: 2012--the Message and the Vision and The Maya: 2012--The End of the World or the Dawn of Enlightenment? He has won awards for a novel, several short stories, and a radio drama for the BBC World Service.

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