The huge international bestseller that takes you on a journey through your mind and gives you the answers to the big philosophical questions.
Richard David Precht was born in 1964, studied philosophy, history of art, and German language and literature. He has been writing as a journalist on cultural, media, philosophical and ethical topics for the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Die Zeit, and Literaturen since 1995. He lives as a philosopher, journalist and author in Luxembourg.
When you read this book, you've taken the first step on the way towards happiness ... This book is indispensable. * Elke Heidenreich, Lesen! *
A sweeping guide for getting to the bottom of things - for searching for answers and critically examining those answers. In short: narrated philosophy. * buchjournal *
Precht's rhetorically fine train of thought ranges beyond a spirit of the time and traverses its own limits. He poses systematic questions pertaining to everyday life. He casts a net of philosophical insights, scientific discoveries, and political events that broadens the perspective of the total human phenomenon. * West German Broadcasting (WDR) *
A good introduction to some pretty big ideas. * Big Issue *
I found myself getting sucked into this book. * Evening Standard *
Precht offers a uniquely enriching and thought-provoking experience. * Good Book Guide *