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Aug 23, 2022
| ISBN 9780744056242
| Middle Grade (8-12)
Aug 23, 2022 | ISBN 9780744056242 | Middle Grade (8-12)
This book is full of stories highlighting how philosophy over the ages has impacted the way we think and behave today.Travel down the road of wisdom to discover how philosophers have puzzled over the meaning of life, the human experience, and existence itself. Why is philosophy important? What’s so great about it? Take a leap into the world of philosophy and have all your questions answered while discovering the unexpectedly interesting history of philosophy and its many schools of thought. Philosophical ideas affect our day-to-day lives in ways that you might not expect. But understanding these ideas can be daunting—even for adults! If you want to learn how to improve your thinking, make Aristotelian friends, visit Plato in his famous cave, or discuss women’s rights with Mary Wollstonecraft, What’s the Point of Philosophy? is the place to start. By telling interesting stories to unpack complex theories, What’s the Point of Philosophy? allows you to connect with philosophers of the past in a new and exciting way. If you never stop asking “why?” this is the book for you! This book is about how philosophers changed the world, one crazy idea at a time, and it is guaranteed to inspire, surprise, amuse, and entertain everybody who picks it up.
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