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The Little Book of Philosophy

  • Label Dk
  • Genre Thinking
  • Released 07/06/18
  • Cat no 9780241341179

Learn everything you need to know about the world of philosophy- from the key thinkers to modern concepts in a brand new portable size.

To the complete novice learning about philosophy can be daunting - The Little Book of Philosophy changes all that. With the use of powerful and easy-to-follow images, famous quotations, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book cuts through any misunderstandings to demystify the subject.

Each chapter is organised chronologically, and covers not only the big ideas, but the philosophers who first voiced them, as well as cross-referencing with earlier and later ideas and thinkers. The Little Book of Philosophy untangles knotty theories and sheds light on abstract concepts, and is perfect for anyone with a general interest in how our social, political, and ethical ideas are formed, as well as students of philosophy and politics.

Covers major and niche topics, from moral ethics to philosophies of religion.