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Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations: Ancient Philosophy for Modern Problems Paperback – Illustrated, October 15, 2013

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Editorial Reviews


“Thought-provoking...shows philosophy is not just for stuffy classrooms.”
Financial Times

“This wonderful book shows how modern psychology is consistent with the best that was thought in the ancient world. It is also beautifully written.”
Lord Richard Layard, author of Happiness: Lessons from a New Science

“A brilliant and timely book.”
Tom Hodgkinson, author of The Freedom Manifesto

“A revelation.”
Alexander Linklater, The Observer

Kristján Kristjánsson, University of Birmingham Jubilee Centre for Character and Values

About the Author

Jules Evans writes for publications including The Wall Street Journal and The Times of London, gives popular talks on practical philosophy, and runs the Well-Being Project at Queen Mary, University of London. He lives in London.

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  • Item Weight : 12.6 ounces
  • Paperback : 320 pages
  • ISBN-13 : 978-1608682294
  • ISBN-10 : 1608682293
  • Product Dimensions : 5.5 x 0.8 x 8.4 inches
  • Publisher : New World Library; Illustrated Edition (October 15, 2013)
  • Language: : English
  • Customer Reviews:
    4.7 out of 5 stars 215 ratings
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