Learning to Live: A User's Manual (Main)
By: Luc Ferry (author), Theo Cuffe (translator)Paperback
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From the ordered universe of the ancient Greeks to the shadows of Nietzsche's nineteenth century, Learning to Live shakes the dust from the history of philosophy and takes us on a fascinating journey through more than two millennia of humanity's search for understanding - of the world around us and of each other. Both a sparkling and accessible history of Western thought, and a courageous dissection of how religion and philosophy have converged and clashed through the ages, Luc Ferry's blueprint for a new humanism challenges every one of us to learn to think for ourselves, and asks us the most important question of all: how can we live better?
Luc Ferry is a philosopher, teacher and politician. His writing has been published in twenty-five countries and he has won the Prix Medicis for his essays, as well as the Prix Jean-Jacques Rousseau. He was formerly the Minister for Youth and Education in France.Learning to Live has sold over 300,000 copies in France, and appeared on the bestseller list for thirty-two consecutive weeks.
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