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Dorling Kindersley Limited, 2007 - Reference - 352 pages

Examine the ideas and traditions of Western and Eastern thought

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A demystifying guide to a misunderstood subject. Learn to understand the major issues, theories and problems at the heart of philosophy and watch hard-to-grasp concepts come to life. Discover philosophers answers to the big questions Where do we come from? What is the perfect model for society? What is the meaning of life?

Discover who's who and know all the major thinkers, from Aristotle to Zeno.

Use the toolkit to exercise your mind, learn to talk the talk and construct and communicate philosophical arguments.

Start reading, start thinking.

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This is a good example of why I am a big fan of DK visual guides. Even more, this is the book that made me study philosophy more in depth. Stephen Law does a great job. Unlike other popular philosophy ... Read full review

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User Review  - LouCypher - LibraryThing

Very well written and layed out. Huge amount of information about philosophy in a small handbook. Would definitely recommend to anyone beginning to learn about philosophy. Read full review

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About the author (2007)

From Stephen Law, author of The Philosophy Gym, The Philosophy Files, and The War for Children's Minds, and editor of the popular journal on philosophy, THINK.

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