A Brief History of Thought

A Philosophical Guide to Living

Luc Ferry, translated by Theo Cuffe
AUD $22.99

The international bestseller; a smart, accessible history of philosophy to inspire readers, young and old.

The International Bestseller

From the timeless wisdom of ancient Greece through to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism and postmodernism, A Brief History of Thought brilliantly and accessibly explains the enduring teachings of philosophy - including its profound relevance in today's world as well as its essential role in achieving happiness and living a meaningful life.

This lively journey through the great thinkers 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?

Author bio:

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.

A Brief History of Thought has sold over 300,000 copies in France, and appeared on the bestseller list for thirty-two consecutive weeks.

Category: Philosophy
ISBN: 9781847672872
Publisher: A&U Canongate
Imprint: Canongate PBS
Pub Date: February 2019
Page Extent: 288
Format: Paperback - B format
Subject: Philosophy