U2 has been one of the biggest acts in rock music for over two decades. During that time, they've produced over a dozen platinum and multi-platinum records and won 15 Grammy Awards. They have received critical acclaim for the thoughtfulness of their lyrics and the artistry of their music. At the same time, Bono, the lead singer of U2, has committed himself to a variety of political and social causes. 'U2 and philosophy' will allow readers to discover philosophy through the eyes of U2, and rediscover U2 through the eyes of philosophers.