Great Thinkers: Simple Tools from Sixty Great Thinkers to Improve Your Life Today. (Hardcover)

Great Thinkers: Simple Tools from Sixty Great Thinkers to Improve Your Life Today. By The School of Life, Alain de Botton (Editor), Stuart Patience (Illustrator) Cover Image

Great Thinkers: Simple Tools from Sixty Great Thinkers to Improve Your Life Today. (Hardcover)

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A collection of simple - and surprisingly relevant - tools from great thinkers throughout history.


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.
The School of Life is a global organization helping people lead more fulfilled lives. Through our range of books, gifts and stationery we aim to prompt more thoughtful natures and help everyone to find fulfillment. The School of Life is a resource for exploring self-knowledge, relationships, work, socializing, finding calm, and enjoying culture through content, community, and conversation. You can find us online, in stores and in welcoming spaces around the world offering classes, events, and one-to-one therapy sessions. The School of Life is a rapidly growing global brand, with over 7 million YouTube subscribers, 389,000 Facebook followers, 174,000 Instagram followers and 166,000 Twitter followers. The School of Life Press brings together the thinking and ideas of The School of Life creative team under the direction of series editor, Alain de Botton. Their books share a coherent, curated message that speaks with one voice: calm, reassuring, and sane.
Product Details ISBN: 9780993538704
ISBN-10: 0993538703
Publisher: School of Life
Publication Date: January 30th, 2018
Pages: 480
Language: English