Anthony Gottlieb is a historian of ideas and former Executive Editor of The Economist. He has written The Dream of Reason: A History of Western Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance and The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy. As of October 2017, Anthony is a fellow at All Souls, University of Oxford.
Books by Anthony Gottlieb
Interviews with Anthony Gottlieb
The philosopher and former executive editor of The Economist, Anthony Gottlieb, discusses religion and suggests that belief in God only truly declines in a society when economic development brings existential security.
Interviews where books by Anthony Gottlieb were recommended
At The Existentialist Café: Freedom, Being, and Apricot Cocktails
by Sarah Bakewell
Ethics in the Real World: 82 Brief Essays on Things That Matter
by Peter Singer
The Dream of Enlightenment: The Rise of Modern Philosophy
by Anthony Gottlieb
Anger and Forgiveness: Resentment, Generosity, and Justice
by Martha Nussbaum
The Path: A New Way to Think About Everything
by Christine Gross-Loh & Michael Puett
Philosophy raises fundamental questions about the world around us and how we should live our lives. Fortunately, a range of popular books now available mean you too can grapple with some of these issues. Philosopher and author Nigel Warburton picks his favourite philosophy books of 2016.