The Mystery of Things

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Reissued in the fantastic new cover style AC Grayling has a huge following in paperback - The Meaning of Things has sold 70,000 in paperback Grayling's media profile is becoming ubiquitous - he has a regular column in The Times 'Here, diverting and diverse as ever, is another platter of intellectual not so dim sum from a master chef. Grayling has three great gifts. He roams far beyond his central philosophy brief. He is wonderfully prolific. And he writes with a wry, crafted simplicity' Peter Preston, Observer 'You could do far worse than spend an evening or three in the company of this book. Like good conversation, it engages you in a flow of topics without ever pausing long enough to bore' Lisa Appignanesi, Independent 'Informative, witty ... A smashing bedside companion' Times Educational Supplement

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Anthony Grayling teaches philosophy at Birkbeck College, London and is a Fellow of St Anne's, Oxford. He reviews frequently in the Financial Times and has a regular column in Prospect and The Times


"It is no disrespect to either author to describe AC Grayling's latest work as a thinking person's Schott's Miscellany." WATERSTONES BOOKS QUARTERLY "Anthony Grayling is a philosopher by trade but he's also a latter-day Renaissance Man, as this collection of his journalism shows." SUNDAY TELEGRAPH "Fast becoming Britain's philosopher of choice... Certainly more of substance and merit than a mountain of Paulo Coelho." THE HERALD "In covering the fields of art, history and science, Grayling's thoughts sweep over a vast landscape of knowledge, offering an alluring glimpse and encouraging greater study on the reader's part. How refreshing, ultimately, in this age of dumbing down, to be asked to learn and inform oneself without a hint of condescension." THE IRISH TIMES

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