The best of over 2,000 years of human thought condensed into a series of practical steps to get the best out of life - from art and music to money and sex.
Happiness. We all want it - but how can we get it? Author Mark Vernon has solved the problem by collecting the wisdom of the greatest minds in history and making their thinking on the things that matter most in life accessible and, above all, practical. Full of everyday examples to make sometimes high-blown philosophy entertaining and relevant, this book shows you how you can crack the secret to living The Good Life.
About the Author
Mark Vernon is an author and journalist. He's written books on friendship, wellbeing, belief, science and the philosophy of the everyday. His articles and reviews on religious, philosophical and ethical themes have appeared in many newspapers and magazines, including the Guardian, Evening Standard and TLS. He has a degree in physics, theology and philosophy, regularly contributes to debates and festivals, and is a founding member of The School of Life in London. He played on the left wing for Socrates Wanderers in the 2010 Philosophers' Football Match.
Series: Teach Yourself: General Reference
Number Of Pages: 256
Published: 26th April 2013
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.0 x 13.0 x 1.7
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1