A Brief History of Thought

Luc Ferry

Eight months on the bestseller lists in France!From the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greeks to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism, and postmodernism, Luc Ferry’s instant classic brilliantly and accessibly explains the enduring teachings of philosophy—including its profound relevance to modern daily life and its essential role in achi…

Published date: January 1, 1996
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction, Philosophy, Social Science

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The books I admire most are ones that can cover really broad or complex subjects in supremely accessible ways, without dumbing anything down. This intelligent history of philosophy is such a book.