Keep It Together : philosophy for everyday emergencies
Publication Date: 9 January 2020
Harness the power of ideas to overcome the hurdles of daily life, with advice from the greatest Western philosophers.
This international bestseller will introduce you to twelve thinkers who can help you to keep it together, even when everything in your life seems to be falling apart. You'll get advice from Epicurus about how to disconnect from digital media, Aristotle's help with curing hangovers, Nietzsche's take on getting in shape, John Stuart Mill's tips for dealing with nightmare social occasions, and many other classic insights to help you navigate life today.
This is philosophy for the real world: the key ideas that can guide you through life's difficult times, when you're angry, embarrassed, scared, or confused. It turns out that many of our contemporary crises are far from new. As teacher and philosophy professor Marie Robert shows, sometimes the best solutions to modern problems are timeless.