The Philosophy of Gift-Giving

Christmas is on the way, and you’re facing the biggest philosophical challenge of the year: what to get for a man like Uncle Pedro?

Coles Phillips. “Know all men by these presents.” Life Magazine, 1910. Public Domain via .

So, in those countries where Christmas is celebrated, it’s getting to that time of year when the eternal philosophical problem presents itself: what should I get as a gift for Uncle Pedro?