A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living

A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living

by Luc Ferry
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A Brief History of Thought: A Philosophical Guide to Living by Luc Ferry

NATIONAL BESTSELLER

Eight months on the bestseller lists in France!

From the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greeks to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism, and postmodernism, Luc Ferry’s instant classic brilliantly and accessibly explains the enduring teachings of philosophy—including its profound relevance to modern daily life and its essential role in achieving happiness and living a meaningful life. This lively journey through the great thinkers will enlighten every reader, young and old.

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ISBN-13: 9780062074249
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 12/27/2011
Series: Learning to Live Series
Edition description: Original
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 271,103
Product dimensions: 5.36(w) x 8.24(h) x 0.72(d)

About the Author

Luc Ferry is a philosopher and the author of the national bestseller A Brief History of Thought. From 2002 to 2004 he served as France's minister of national education. He has been awarded the Prix Médicis, Prix Jean-Jacques-Rousseau, and Prix Aujourd'hui, in addition to being an officer of the French Legion of Honor and a knight of the Order of Arts and Letters. He lives in Paris.

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