Every Time I Find The Meaning Of Life, They Change It: Wisdom Of The Great Philosophers On How To Live
- Publish Date: 2015-10-27
- Binding: Hardcover
- Author: Daniel Klein
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A humorous and philosophical trip through life, from the New York Timesbestselling coauthor of Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . .
Daniel Kleins fans have fallen in love with the warm, humorous, and thoughtful way he shows how philosophy resonates in everyday life. Readers of his popular books Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar . . . and Travels with Epicurus come for enlightenment and stay for the entertainment.
As a young college student studying philosophy, Klein filled a notebook with short quotes from the worlds greatest thinkers, hoping to find some guidance on how to live the best life he could. Now, from the vantage point of his eighth decade, Klein revisits the wisdom he relished in his youth with this collection of philosophical gems, adding new ones that strike a chord with him at the end of his life. From Epicurus to Emerson and Camus to the theologian Reinhold Niebuhrwhose words provided the title of this bookeach pithy extract is annotated with Kleins inimitable charm and insights. In these pages, our favorite jokesterphilosopher tackles lifes biggest questions, leaving us chuckling and enlightened.