How the world thinks : a global history of philosophy (Book, 2019) []
skip to content
How the world thinks : a global history of philosophy

How the world thinks : a global history of philosophy

Author: Julian Baggini
Publisher: London : Granta Books, 2019. ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
In the first global overview of philosophy, Julian Baggini travels the world to provide a wide-ranging map of human thought. One of the great unexplained wonders of human history is that written philosophy flowered entirely separately in China, India and Ancient Greece at more or less the same time. These early philosophies have had a profound impact on the development of distinctive cultures in different parts of  Read more...

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...


Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Baggini
ISBN: 9781783782307 1783782307
OCLC Number: 1134534874
Description: xxxiii, 398 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: pt. One How the World Knows --
1. Insight --
2. The ineffable --
3. Theology or philosophy? --
4. Logic --
5. Secular reason --
6. Pragmatism --
7. Tradition --
8. Conclusion --
pt. Two How the World Is --
9. Time --
10. Karma --
11. Emptiness --
12. Naturalism --
13. Unity --
14. Reductionism --
15. Conclusion --
pt. Three Who in the World Are We? --
16. No-self --
17. The relational self --
18. The atomised self --
19. Conclusion --
pt. Four How the World Lives --
20. Harmony --
21. Virtue --
22. Moral exemplars --
23. Liberation --
24. Transience --
25. Impartiality --
26. Conclusion --
pt. Five Concluding Thoughts --
27. How the world thinks --
28. A sense of place.
Responsibility: Julian Baggini.


The first ever global overview of philosophy: how it developed around the world and impacted the cultures in which it flourished, now in paperback.  Read more...


User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...


All user tags (3)

View most popular tags as: tag list | tag cloud

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.