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The Mystery of Things
A.C. Grayling

Classification : Religion & Philosophy
Pub Date : Jan 01, 2007
Imprint : Phoenix Paperbacks
Page Extent : 240
Binding : PB
ISBN : 9780753820193
Price : 499

About the book

'Human genius has done much, and promises much, in the way of removing the mystery from many things in our world; at the same time it recognises and honours the mystery in things too.'



In this collection A.C. Grayling extends the range of his previous two books to show how much understanding people can gain about themselves and their world by reflecting on the lessons offered by science, the arts (including literature) and history.



Covering subjects as diverse as Jane Austen's EMMA, the Rosetta Stone, Shakespeare, the Holocaust, quantum physics, Galileo, and even alien abductions, A..C. Grayling's latest collection is a rich source for reflection and contemplation over the mysteries of life.


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A.C. Grayling
Anthony Grayling teaches philosophy at Birkbeck College, London and is a Fellow of St Anne's, Oxford. He reviews frequently in the Financial Times and has a regular column in Prospect.
Books by A.C. Grayling
Ideas That Matter (PB)
Ideas That Matter (HB)
Ideas That Matter (HB)
The Choice Of Hercules (HB)
The Choice of Hercules : Pleasure, Duty And The Good Life In The 21st Century (PB)
The Form of Things (HB)
The Form of Things (PB)
The Heart of Things (HB)
The Heart of Things (reissue) (PB)
The Meaning of Things (PB)
The Meaning of Things (HB)
The Mystery of Things (HB)
The Reason of Things (PB)
What is Good? (PB)
What is Good? (HB)
What Not to Say (HB)
What Not to Say (PB)