The School of Life

Great thinkers

  • Collection of ideas of the best thinkers of Eastern and Western cultures from Plato to Lao Tzu
  • Illustrations by Stuart Patience


The Great Thinkers is a collection of some of the most interesting ideas of a group of philosophers, political theorists, sociologists, artists and novelists selected by The School of Life due to their relevance to our time. 

Allow the great thinkers to help you navigate the multiple dilemmas, griefs and joys of daily life. 


Hardback book | 480 pages | 202mm x 150mm x 45mm