Simply Philosophy - DK
Understanding philosophy has never been easier. Combining bold, elegant graphics with easy-to-understand text, Simply Philosophy is the perfect introduction to the subject for those who are short of time but hungry for knowledge. Artfully simple, it covers more than 90 key philosophical ideas, organized by major philosophical themes - metaphysics and epistemology, analytic and continental philosophy, the philosophy of mind, ethics, political philosophy, and logic.
Each pared-back entry explains a core philosophical concept more clearly than ever before, demystifying the groundbreaking theories of famous thinkers - from Plato's ideal forms to Kant's categorical imperative and Nietzsche's UEbermensch to Wittgenstein's private language argument. The essential ideas of the major philosophical schools and traditions, such as empiricism, rationalism, materialism, and dualism, can be grasped in seconds. Whether you are studying philosophy at school or college, or simply want a jargon-free overview of the subject, this indispensable guide is packed with everything you need to understand the basics quickly and easily.