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The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained

DK

Paperback

Series: Big Ideas

Philosophy

Publisher Price: $19.99

ISBN10: 1465458557
ISBN13: 9781465458551
Publisher: Dk Pub
Published: Feb 21 2017
Pages: 352
Weight: 2.10
Height: 0.80 Width: 7.70 Depth: 9.10
Language: English

For all the deep thinkers with questions about the world, this encyclopedia holds the answers you have been searching for.

What is the meaning of life? What is the universe made of? Read what our eminent philosophers thought about the nature of reality and the fundamental questions we ask ourselves.

To help you understand the subject and what it is about, The Philosophy Book introduces you to ancient philosophers like Plato and Confucius. But it doesn't stop there -- read about our modern thinkers such as Chomsky and Derrida, too. This book has short and sweet biographies of over a hundred philosophers and their profound questions.

Work your way through the different branches of philosophy like metaphysics and ethics. Understand how philosophical questions have led to breakthroughs in math and science. Figure out how the history of philosophy informs our modern lives, exploring topics like how science can predict the future and how language shapes our thoughts and decisions.

Your Philosophical Questions Explained

If you thought philosophy was full of difficult concepts, The Philosophy Book presents the key ideas in an easy-to-follow layout. They're explained in simple terms with visual guides like mind maps, diagrams, and timelines for the progression of ideas. Enjoy the stunning graphics that add a little wit to the serious subject.

Travel from ancient philosophers, to contemporary thinkers:

The Ancient World 700 BGE - 250 CE

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