Follow @WRLBooks “Beginning of modern thought.” Witold Gombrowicz starts his guide through modern philosophy with characteristic concision. The “First Lesson” is a description of Kant’s contributions to philosophy, with some explanation of Descartes to see where Kant is coming from. Gombrowicz — playwright, diarist, novelist, and thinker — leaps through
“I love you.” We call them “three little words,” and yet in Western thought, love as a concept is anything but a small concern. In fact, in Love: A History, Simon May demonstrates the way in which love has grown into a veritable colossus in our cultural consciousness, providing the
We hope you’re enjoying our discussions and interview for Nigel Warburton‘s new book, A Little History of Philosophy. We’ll hear more from the author later this week, but in the meantime, our newest Goodreads giveaway for 10 copies of the book is just waiting for you to enter and win!