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Mini Philosophy : A Small Book of Big Ideas
Jonny Thomson

Classification : Religion & Philosophy
Pub Date : Aug 05, 2021
Imprint : Wildfire
Page Extent : 304
Binding : HB
ISBN : 9781472282170
Price : 699

About the book

'Engaging, smart and wise, Mini-Philosophy is a diverse taster menu of ideas on life, the mind and the world.  Nutritious, bite-sized portions of philosophy that whet the appetite for more' - David Mitchell, author of Cloud Atlas and The Bone Clocks

Why do people enjoy watching scary movies? Should we bet on the existence of God? Why is pleasure better than pain? And when is a duck not a duck?

Mini Philosophy is a fascinating journey into what some of the greatest minds of the last 2500 years have to say about the big questions in life, and why they are relevant to us today.

Covering everything from Sun Tzu's strategy for winning at board games to Freud's insights into our 'death drive'; why De Beauvoir believed the mothering instinct is a myth to why Schopenhauer probably wasn't much fun at parties, these mini meditations will expand your mind (and bend it too).


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Jonny Thomson
A neat idea, deftly executed. If this doesn't light your philosophical fuse, you don't have one.