Thinking Through Troubled Times

A. C. Grayling’s lucid and stimulating books are based on the idea that philosophy should engage with the world and make itself useful.

The Challenge of Things joins popular earlier collections like The Reason of Things and Thinking of Answers. 

This collection covers Grayling’s recent writings on the world in a time of war and conflict. Describing and exposing the dark side of things, he also explores ways out of habits and prejudices of mind. Thus showing us that we can escape deadly impasses of conflicts of all kinds.

Whether he is writing about the First World War and its legacy, free speech, or the role of science in the arts, his essays are always enlightening, enlivening and hopeful. Buy a copy now to ensure you can think through troubled times. You won’t regret it. No one has. Philosophy is for life.