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The Philosophy Book: Big Ideas Simply Explained Kindle Edition
Discover how our big social, political and ethical ideas are formed with The Philosophy Book.
Part of the fascinating Big Ideas series, this book tackles tricky topics and themes in a simple and easy to follow format. Learn about Philosophy in this overview guide to the subject, brilliant for beginners looking to learn and experts wishing to refresh their knowledge alike! The Philosophy Book brings a fresh and vibrant take on the topic through eye-catching graphics and diagrams to immerse yourself in.
This captivating book will broaden your understanding of Philosophy, with:
- Key quotes from more than 100 of the great thinkers of philosophy
- Packed with facts, charts, timelines and graphs to help explain core concepts
- A visual approach to big subjects with striking illustrations and graphics throughout
- Easy to follow text makes topics accessible for people at any level of understanding
The Philosophy Book is the perfect introduction to philosophy, aimed at adults with an interest in the subject and students wanting to gain more of an overview. Here you'll discover how key concepts in philosophy have shaped our world, with authoritative articles that explore big ideas. Learn about everyone who's contributed to the flow of world philosophy, from antiquity to the modern age, through superb mind maps explaining the line of thought.
Your Philosophical Questions, Simply Explained
If you thought it was difficult to learn philosophy and its many concepts, The Philosophy Book presents the key ideas in a clear layout. Find out what philosophers thought about the nature of reality, and the fundamental questions we ask ourselves; What is the meaning of life? What is the Universe made of? And work your way through the different branches of philosophy such as metaphysics and ethics, from ancient and modern thinkers.
The Big Ideas Series
With millions of copies sold worldwide, The Philosophy Book is part of the award-winning Big Ideas series from DK. The series uses striking graphics along with engaging writing, making big topics easy to understand.
From the Publisher
|The Philosophy Book||The Sociology Book||The Psychology Book|
|Description||The complex ideas of philosophy made easy in bite-sized explanations and step by step diagrams. Begin with the philosophers in ancient Greece, and continue through history with over 100 thinkers, their ideas, approaches, and theories.||Why do we have societies, and why do they behave differently? Over 100 of the worlds leading sociologists and their most significant ideas explain key concepts through history. The big ideas of society explained in small bites with creative designs.||Learn about the history of delving into the human mind and the roots of the discipline of psychology. Understand over 100 innovative psychological ideas, elaborate theories and who first thought them with easy-to-follow graphics and text.|
|Pages||352 Pages||352 Pages||352 Pages|
From the Back Cover
--This text refers to the hardcover edition.
[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners. - Examiner.com
This graphically lively presentation, which also features color reproductions, colorfully framed pull quotes, photos, and a variety of fonts, offers students an overview of the ideas and concepts generated by people who have spent their lives wondering about the world. - School Library Journal
In The Philosophy Book, the ideas and thoughts of more than one hundred of the most influential philosophers from the ancient world through today are presented in a succinct, yet highly readable, format. From all corners of the world and from different traditions and approaches to philosophy and the art of reasoning, the contributors to this excellent book highlight the impact of each philosopher on his society and how it affected the development of subsequent ideas. Students of philosophy or those interested in human thought will thoroughly enjoy this book. This volume is an excellent addition to a general philosophy collection. - Voice of Youth Advocate/VOYA Magazine--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
- ASIN : B00TK751Y4
- Publisher : DK; UK ed. edition (2 Mar. 2015)
- Language : English
- File size : 177465 KB
- Text-to-Speech : Enabled
- Screen Reader : Supported
- Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
- X-Ray : Enabled
- Word Wise : Enabled
- Print length : 772 pages
- Best Sellers Rank: 55,523 in Kindle Store (See Top 100 in Kindle Store)
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By BJ on 17 December 2019
A few friends who are teachers use them for their classes.
If you're a beginner you'll benefit more (there's just a limit of how much depth you can go into if you spend one page on a concept, idea or person).
I hope you find my review helpful.