Your Cart

Your cart is empty

Freight NZD $0.00
Total NZD $0.00
0
  • Contact
Search
0 $0.00

1001 Ideas that Changed the Way We Think

View Large Image
View Large Image
GOOGLE PREVIEW

1001 Ideas that Changed the Way We Think

$50.99
Or 4 payments of $12.75 interest free with oxipay
Mix & Match Buy One, Get One Half Price - Some exclusions apply Learn More +
Lowest priced item half price. Excludes clearance items, Lotto, Pre-orders, Magazines, Newspapers, Gift Cards, Postage Stamps, Pre-paid Mailing and Ink Cartridges. Not available in conjunction with any other offer. Offer ends 28th October 2019.
An awe-inspiring overview of the development of human knowledge over the centuries.

In Stock

Shipping in 1-3 Days

Description
  • Description
  • Delivery & Returns
An awe-inspiring overview of the development of human knowledge over the centuries! Part of the highly successful '1001' series which have sold over a million copies in the UK alone 1001 Ideas That Ch... anged The Way We Thinkoffers not only a comprehensive history of ideas, but also an eminently browsable source of amusement. This richly informative and entertaining book provides a wide variety of answers to those eternal questions such as...How was the universe created and what is the place of humans within it? How should a person live? And how can we build a just society? Readers will discover how the Greek philosopher Zeno 'proved' a flying arrow never moves and the mathematical proof of the existence of life in other galaxies. The inspiring ideas explored range from Gandhi's theory of civil disobedience to Mary Wollstonecraft's groundbreaking advocacy of women's rights. A wide variety of cultural movements are also covered, including Neoclassicism, Surrealism and Postmodernism. Drawing of a wide spectrum of topics including politics, cosmology, the arts, philosophy and religious beliefs, 1001 Ideas That Changed The Way We Thinktraces the exponential growth of human knowledge across the centuries. Ranging from the ancient wisdom of Confucius and Plato, to the cutting-edge theories taking shape in the twenty-first century, this book offers a wealth of stimulation and wit for any reader with a lively and curious mind.
  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Publication Date: 23/08/2013
  • Publisher: Octopus Publishing Group
  • Illustrations: 800
  • Country of Origin: United Kingdom
  • Pages: 960
  • Dimensions (mm): 208x162x59mm
  • Weight: 1924g
Read More
  • Format:Paperback
  • Publication Date: 23/08/2013
  • Author:Robert Arp

When will my order arrive?

Not all products on the Whitcoulls website are stocked in our stores - many books are sourced directly from our suppliers to fill your order. The shipping time frames are shown for each product just above the Add to Cart button on the page. This shipping timeframe is also shown for each product on your order confirmation email and web order history.

Ships in 1-3 days

If in stock, these products will be dispatched in 1-3 working days from your order being placed, unless an item ordered is unexpectedly out of stock. Orders received before midday are usually shipped the same day, weekdays only, (excludes public holidays). These products can also be found in many of our stores. Use the Check In Store tool on the Product Detail page to see if a store near you has stock. It pays to ring the store first if you are planning a special journey to buy a particular product, as stock is only updated overnight and can be sold throughout the day at the store.

Ships in 4-6; 5-7; 10-12; 12-15 : Days
These products are in our supplier warehouses and have a longer lead time to dispatching. These products are not stocked in our stores and are only available to order on the website.

Currently In Store Only Sorry these products can’t be ordered online for the time being, but you can check to see if a store near you has stock.
To check instore availability : Select your Region, then click the Check InStore button.
It pays to ring the store first if you are planning a special journey to buy a particular product, as stock is only updated overnight and can be sold throughout the day.

In Store Only These products are not available to order online. Please use the Check in Store tool on the product details page to see if a store near you has stock.
To check instore availability : Select your Region, then click the Check InStore button.
It pays to ring the store first if you are planning a special journey to buy a particular product, as stock is only updated overnight and can be sold throughout the day.

Due DD Month
These products are due for release on the date shown. Many books have a specific release date that we must comply with, so these titles are not available to purchase unless the release date has been reached, and stock has been delivered on time.

Pre Order There’s nothing like eagerly anticipating a new release, so where we can, we offer pre orders to ensure you don’t miss out. When we can, we dispatch your pre order on the evening before the product is released. Depending on your delivery address, these orders can be delivered the very next day.

What happens if the goods are damaged when I open them up?

Should any damage be found after opening your parcel due to the damage being concealed (i.e. not obvious due to packaging) please notify Whitcoulls within 24 hours of delivery. We can discuss replacement or refund options, and will have the courier driver collect the damaged item and return it to us. Please Contact Us

Read more about Delivery Information
Read our Returns and Exchanges Policy

Recommendations

You might also like

Mix & Match Buy One, Get One Half Price - Some exclusions apply
Ships in 10-12 days. Online Only

Adventures in Philosophy

Paperback | Release Date 04.01.08
$35.95
Mix & Match Buy One, Get One Half Price - Some exclusions apply
Ships in 10-12 days. Online Only

Be the Person You Want to Find

Paperback | Release Date 01.09.97
$22.95
Mix & Match Buy One, Get One Half Price - Some exclusions apply
Ships in 10-12 days. Online Only
Mix & Match Buy One, Get One Half Price - Some exclusions apply
Ships in 10-12 days. Online Only

The Globalist Papers

Paperback | Release Date 03.01.05
$22.95
Mix & Match Buy One, Get One Half Price - Some exclusions apply
Ships in 10-12 days. Online Only