How the World Thinks by Julian Baggini

How the World Thinks

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 the world. What we call 'philoso...

Details How the World Thinks

TitleHow the World Thinks
Release DateOct 4th, 2018
PublisherGranta Books
GenrePhilosophy, Nonfiction, History, Religion

Reviews How the World Thinks

  • Mike Steinharter
    I so wanted to learn from this book; Understanding philosophies from around the world sounded quite interesting and it grabbed my attention at the bookstore and no doubt the author’s experience is extensive, but the writing just didn’t invite me in to learn and understand. To be fair, i enjoyed a number of parts of the books, such as the chapter on Japanese relational self and the anecdotes that illustrate it. But he jumps around way too much...