"If there is any such person in Britain today as The Thinking Man, it is AC Grayling, Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck. He provides generous help for the ethically challenged, the philosophically perplexed and the culturally confused. There are any number of ideas in the modern world; they are like trees in a forest... Clearly and succinctly, without jargon or condescension, Grayling takes on the intellectual world and names its parts. He does us great service with this useful handbook." (Iain Finlayson THE TIMES - 09.05.09
Anthony Grayling, philosopher, has constructed a personal dictionary... inspirational... casually brilliant... a series of brilliant, informative essays... provocative, forceful and informative. (SUNDAY HERALD - 03.05.09
Leading philosopher's guide to the ideas that will shape the 21st century
About the Author
Anthony Grayling teaches philosophy at Birkbeck College, London and is a fellow of St Anne's College, Oxford. He is a literary journalist and broadcaster who reviews frequently in the Financial Times and has a regular column in Prospect.