Simple tools from sixty great thinkers to improve your life today.
The School of Life Library
Published by: The School of Life
Imprint: The School of Life
Focusing on important ideas from Western and Eastern philosophy, sociology, psychotherapy, art, architecture, and literature, this collection of wisdom and insight includes everyone from well know thinkers like Sigmund Freud and Lao Tzu to more unexpected names like Coco Chanel and St Benedict.
With original color illustrations for each featured thinker, this book presents a fascinating gallery of individuals from across the millennia who have shaped the intellectual project of The School of Life.
- A REFERENCE BOOK OF 60 GREAT THINKERS and their most useful ideas.
- THE SCHOOL OF LIFE CANNON a gallery of individuals from across the millennia who have shaped the intellectual project of The School of Life.
- ORIGINAL COLOR ILLUSTRATIONS BY STUART PATIENCE throughout.
- THE ULTIMATE RESOURCE for those seeking both answers and inspiration.
- PREMIUM GIFT FORMAT shrink-wrapped with ribbon marker and belly band.
Philosophy: Plato, Aristotle, The Stoics, Epicurus, Augustine, Thomas Aquinas, Michel de Montaigne, La Rochefoucauld, Baruch Spinoza, Arthur Schopenhauer, Georg Hegel, Friedrich Nietzsche, Martin Heidegger, Jean-Paul Sartre, Albert Camus
Political Theory: Niccolò Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Adam Smith, Karl Marx, John Ruskin, Henry David Thoreau, Matthew Arnold, William Morris, John Rawls Eastern
Philosophy: Buddha, Lao Tzu, Confucius, Sen no Rikyu, Matsuo Basho
Sociology: St Benedict, Alexis de Tocqueville, Max Weber, Émile Durkheim, Margaret Mead, Theodor Adorno, Rachel Carson
Psychotherapy: Sigmund Freud, Anna Freud, Melanie Klein, Donald Winnicott, John Bowlby
Art & Architecture: Andrea Palladio, Johannes Vermeer, Caspar David Friedrich, Henri Matisse, Edward Hopper, Oscar Niemeyer, Louis Kahn, Coco Chanel, Jane Jacobs, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Dieter Rams, Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Literature: Jane Austen, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, Leo Tolstoy, Marcel Proust, Virginia Woolf