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Think Differently: Open your mind. Philosophy for modern life: 20 thought-provoking lessons

Dr. Adam Ferner



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Aurum Press
24 April 2018
Popular philosophy; Society & culture: general
Adam Ferner explains the ideas of the great philosophers and modern thinkers - taking you from concept to real-life understanding in 20 approachable and thought-provoking lessons. Using a clear and effective methodology and stunning graphics to visually guide you, Think Differently discusses the important, sometimes challenging, but always relevant topics of today - taking theories off the page through relatable examples. Dip in and out of lessons as you explore how philosophy is at the heart of your everyday. From people skills to lifestyle choices, self -help to politics - and how you spend your free time. As Adam Ferner explains: 'like the sugar from a donut, philosophy covers absolutely everything'.
By:   Dr. Adam Ferner
Imprint:   Aurum Press
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 210mm,  Width: 150mm, 
ISBN:   9781781317174
ISBN 10:   1781317178
Pages:   160
Publication Date:   24 April 2018
Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Example specific to Read People to give indication of how the books will work: Introduction Chapter 1: Reading the body Lesson 1: Understanding the power of body language Lesson 2: The body broken down Lesson 3: Lying - what does our body reveal? Lesson 4: Face vs body - understanding emotions Overview - toolkits Chapter 2: Reading Behaviour Lesson 1: Behavioural norms Lesson 2: Reactions and reacting Lesson 3: Anxiety Lesson 4: Happiness Overview - toolkits Chapter 3: Reading a Crowd Lesson 1: The effects and affects of groups Lesson 2: Behaviour in front of others Lesson 3: Reading others' behaviour Lesson 4: Smiling - how is it powerful? Overview - toolkits Chapter 4: Seeing Social Behaviour Lesson 1: Behavioural patterns Lesson 2: On screen Lesson 3: The act of doing Lesson 4: Confidence Overview - toolkits Chapter 5: Using behaviour Lesson 1: Children Lesson 2: Relationships Lesson 3: Sport and performance Lesson 4: Presence Overview - toolkits Epilogue

Adam Ferner is deputy editor of The Philosopher's Magazine, and has published several academic publications. He works at the Royal Institute of Philosophy and is associate researcher at Bordeaux Montaigne university. In addition to his philosophical work, he writes fiction under the pseudonym A.M. Moskovitz.

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