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 consultant to the guidelines that may form the twenty first century 'Ideas are the cogs that force historical past, and realizing them is part solution to being aboard that robust juggernaut instead of below its wheels'. it is a e-book that celebrates the ability of rules: inspiration can, and does, switch the realm. And, in flip, rules evolve. Fundamentalism, environmentalism and bioethics are defining our destiny simply as Marxism, feminism or existentialism have encouraged our current. So what will we want to know as we circulation into the twenty first century? greater than an easy reference paintings, this can be A.C. Grayling's own and heartfelt consultant to the tips, previous and current, that form our international. protecting faith, philosophy, clinical idea and political activities, every one alphabetically ordered access illuminates, elucidates and provokes. Written with Grayling's commonplace hearth 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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