• Title: Philosophy
  • Author: Kevin Perry
  • ISBN: 9781623156374
  • Page: 194
  • Format: Paperback
  • Philosophy Philosophy is to question everything More than a lifestyle larger than any single idea broader than a conviction philosophy is the love of exploration of knowledge of uncertainty and of that cor
    Philosophy is to question everything More than a lifestyle, larger than any single idea, broader than a conviction, philosophy is the love of exploration, of knowledge, of uncertainty, and of that cornerstone of free thinking doubt Kevin Perry s Philosophy takes the reader on a grand tour of life s biggest questions, examining all that the world s greatest philosopherPhilosophy is to question everything More than a lifestyle, larger than any single idea, broader than a conviction, philosophy is the love of exploration, of knowledge, of uncertainty, and of that cornerstone of free thinking doubt Kevin Perry s Philosophy takes the reader on a grand tour of life s biggest questions, examining all that the world s greatest philosophers have said about life and death, love and loss, language, art and God, to name a few.Philosophy is a great companion and a roadmap to navigate life s major milestones, including How to make sense of death What loving someone or something means The effect of art on our lives What role language plays in understanding the world How do our ideas affect our actions

    One Reply to “Philosophy”

    1. Some people need to learn how to write reviews.Perry did a great job of summing up, very accessible. Some of the ideas in here are pretty terrible, some of them have changed the way I view my daily life, but the book itself is executed pretty well.Five stars for Perry's summaries, 4 stars for the amalgam of both great ideas and terrible ideas throughout the book.

    2. A pretty nice categorized overview of philosophy and its landmark thinkers. Definitely a whole bunch of philosophers I never heard of before. The only real flaw is Perry wobbles a little with language that oscillates between oversimplified to highfalutin; a few times his roundabout attempts to make key thought experiments easier to parse for laymen comes off even more confusing.Otherwise, this scratched exactly the itch I had to learn a little more about philosophy. Do I agree with all the thoug [...]

    3. This is a general overview 0f philosophy from the ancient Greeks to the present day.It covers the thinking of some 80 different philosophers on 10 different topics such as life, death, human nature, love, time , god, etcI was extremely unimpressed. I was trained and worked as a scientist and to me these people were just expressing their opinions with no factual observations or experiments.To my way of thinking a statement of "here's what I think" plus $2 will get you a cup of coffee and nothing [...]

    4. I fun, lightweight reminder of some of the work done by some of the worlds greatest thinkers. A book of Philosopher's log lines.

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