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Philosophy Break is a social enterprise dedicated to getting more people engaged with philosophy.

Since 2018, we've been on a mission to wrap philosophy's best ideas in a modern package to break through the noise of everyday life, encourage critical thinking, and supplement a meaningful existence.

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Jack MadenFounder & Director

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Explore our curated reading lists of the best and most important works of particular philosophers and philosophical subjects.

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