Philosophy in seven sentences : a small introduction to a vast topic /

Groothuis, Douglas R., 1957-

Philosophy in seven sentences : a small introduction to a vast topic / [print] Douglas Groothuis. - Downers Grove, Illinois : IVP Academic, an imprint of InterVarsity Press, [(c)2016. - 159 pages ; 21 cm



Philosophy in only seven sentences? Protagoras, man is the measure of all things Socrates, the unexamined life is not worth living Aristotle, all men by nature desires to know Augustine, you have made us for yourself, and restless is our heart until it comes to rest in you Descartes, I think, therefore I am Pascal, the heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing Kierkegaard, the greatest hazard of all, losing one's self, can occur very quietly in the world, as if it were nothing at all What about these seven sentences? or, a final provocation.

Philosophy is not a closed club or a secret society. It's for anyone who thinks big questions are worth talking about. To get us started, Douglas Groothuis unpacks seven pivotal sentences from the history of western philosophy a few famous, all short, none trivial. Included are: "The unexamined life is not worth living. "Socrates



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