Wandering Wonderers: Essays on the Nature of Being and Big Ideas


Author:Keith Tidman

  • Publisher: Holism Publisher
  • Publication Date: January 5, 2024
  • Number of Pages: 343
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-62429-495-2

Wandering Wonderers: Essays on the Nature of Being and Big Ideas by Keith Tidman offers a thought-provoking experience for readers in philosophy, science, and ethics, inviting readers to ponder the fundamental questions of existence and human nature. Through a series of thought-provoking essays, Tidman explores diverse topics ranging from the mysteries of existence to the complex nature of healthcare policy, weaving together insights from philosophy, psychology, cosmology, and more. In “Why Is There Something Rather Than Nothing?” the author examines the age-old philosophical inquiry that has intrigued thinkers for centuries. Tidman navigates through various perspectives, from Aristotle's concept of an unmoved mover to contemporary scientific theories like quantum mechanics, critically examining the idea of invoking a deity as the prime mover and, at the same time, offering a comprehensive overview of the topic.

In “Whose Reality Is It Anyway?” Tidman explores the subjective nature of reality, challenging readers to reconsider their assumptions about the nature of perception and consciousness. Through engaging prose and multidisciplinary insights, he illuminates the intricate interplay between subjective experience and objective reality, prompting readers to reflect on how societal norms and cultural influences shape individual perceptions. The book discusses complex ethical considerations surrounding healthcare as a universal right, thoroughly examining the tensions between public and private sector involvement in healthcare provision. Tidman discusses cosmological concepts such as the uncaused multiverse and the universe's eventual heat death, challenging readers to question traditional notions of causality and time while offering valuable insights into these complex theories. Wandering Wonderers is a captivating collection of essays that offers valuable insights into the nature of being and big ideas. Tidman's multidisciplinary approach and engaging prose make this book a thought-provoking exploration of philosophy, science, and ethics, inviting readers to contemplate the mysteries of existence and the human experience. The essays cover various topics and articulate resonant themes, especially for contemporary readers. 

Reviewed By: Romuald Dzemo

Reviewed Date: April 20, 2024