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Ideas that matter

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'Ideas are the cogs that drive history, and understanding them is half way to being aboard that powerful juggernaut rather than under its wheels'. This is a book that celebrates the power of ideas: thought can, and does, change the world. And, in turn, ideas evolve. Fundamentalism, environmentalism and bioethics are defining our future just as Marxism, feminism or existentialism have influenced our present. So what do we need to know as we move into the 21st century? More than a simple reference work, this is A.C. Grayling's personal and heartfelt guide to the ideas, past and present, that shape our world. Covering religion, philosophy, scientific theory and political movements, each alphabetically ordered entry illuminates, elucidates and provokes.

Hardback book with dustjacket published in 2009

Item details

Author(s):
Grayling, A C
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297856766
ISBN-13:
9780297856764
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
Ideas that matter: A personal guide for the 21st century

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'Ideas are the cogs that drive history, and understanding them is half way to being aboard that powerful juggernaut rather than under its wheels'. This is a book that celebrates the power of ideas: thought can, and does, change the world. And, in turn, ideas evolve. Fundamentalism, environmentalism and bioethics are defining our future just as Marxism, feminism or existentialism have influenced our present. So what do we need to know as we move into the 21st century? More than a simple reference work, this is A.C. Grayling's personal and heartfelt guide to the ideas, past and present, that shape our world. Covering religion, philosophy, scientific theory and political movements, each alphabetically ordered entry illuminates, elucidates and provokes.

Hardback book with dustjacket published in 2009

Author(s):
Grayling, A C
Condition:
Used: very good
Edition:
First edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0297856766
ISBN-13:
9780297856764
Number of pages:
436
Publisher:
Weidenfeld & Nicolson
Title:
Ideas that matter: A personal guide for the 21st century

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