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Philosophy for Life and Other Dangerous Situations
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A dynamic guide to philosophy for everyday life - using key ideas to live well and happily

About the Author

Jules Evans is the Policy Director at the Centre for the History of the Emotions at Queen Mary, University of London. He teaches practical philosophy at organisations including Saracens rugby club, HMP Low Moss, and the US Army. He was a BBC New Generation Thinker for 2013 and regularly speaks on BBC Radio, as well as on NPR, ABC Australia, RTE and other outlets. He has also written for publications including the Financial Times, Guardian, The Economist and the Wall Street Journal. He blogs at www.philosophyforlife.org, and helps to run the London Philosophy Club, which is the biggest philosophy club in the world.

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"An important book, because it reminds us philosophy is not just about analysis. It's also about the good life." -- Matthew Syed * Times books of the year *
"Instructive and thought-provoking...shows philosophy is not just for stuffy classrooms" * Financial Times *
"This wonderful book shows how modern psychology is consistent with the best that was thought and known in the Ancient World...also beautifully written" * Lord Richard Layard, author, Happiness: Lessons From A New Science *
"A revelation" -- Alexander Linklater * Observer *
"Hugely enjoyed Philosophy for Life. Am an avid fan of classical philosophy & this book applies it thoroughly & beautifully." -- Derren Brown

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