persuasve and strangely consoling OBSERVER an important, thought-provoking, kind and life-enhancing book... general philosophy at its accessible best TIMES an admirably sensible book, soemtimes stirringly written -- Nicholas Lezard GUARDIAN An enriching and thought-provoking read, it will leave you wondering about what a good and happy life really is. GOOD BOOK GUIDE
About the Author
A. C. Grayling teaches philosophy at the University of London; is a regular reviewer for the Financial Times and the Literary Review; often writes for The Economist and Times Literary Supplement; and in 2003 was a Booker Prize judge. He is the author of many philosophy books, including Among the Dead Cities; Descartes; The Form of Things; and The Heart of Things.