Ideas That Matter: A Personal Guide for the 21st Century

Ideas That Matter: A Personal Guide for the 21st Century

A. C. Grayling


prime philosopher's advisor to the tips that might form the twenty first century 'Ideas are the cogs that force heritage, and figuring out them is part method to being aboard that strong juggernaut instead of below its wheels'. it is a ebook that celebrates the facility of principles: proposal can, and does, swap the area. And, in flip, principles evolve. Fundamentalism, environmentalism and bioethics are defining our destiny simply as Marxism, feminism or existentialism have motivated our current. So what can we want to know as we stream into the twenty first century? greater than an easy reference paintings, this can be A.C. Grayling's own and heartfelt advisor to the tips, previous and current, that form our international. overlaying faith, philosophy, medical conception and political activities, every one alphabetically ordered access illuminates, elucidates and provokes. Written with Grayling's wide-spread fireplace and erudition, the result's a ebook that goals either to arm readers with wisdom and have interaction them in philosophical debate.

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