Philosophy: 50 Essential Ideas (Hardcover)

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Cut through the jargon with this accessible guide to philosophy - introducing 50 ideas that drastically changed the way we think about life and reality.

This richly illustrated full-color hardback guides readers through the history of philosophy, from the ancient Greeks to present times. Ranging from epistemology to existentialism and featuring ideas from philosophers as varied as Plato, Immanuel Kant, and Jean-Paul Sartre, this essential guide will bring you up to speed on the core themes and theories of this great subject.

Chapters include:
- Determinism and Free Will
- Plato's Allegory of the Cave
- Nietzsche's Superman
- The Philosophy of Time
- Marx's Historical Materialism
- The World as a Computer Simulation

With complex ideas explained with useful diagrams and real-life examples, this entertaining guide will help you answer the most profound questions about existence.

ABOUT THE SERIES: The Essential Ideas series brings together entertaining, highly visual guides to different disciplines, from philosophy to physics. It explores the subject's 50 greatest ideas, giving readers an accessible overview of its defining theories and breakthroughs.

About the Author

Michael Moore is completing a doctorate in philosophy at the University of Chicago. He specializes in the ideas of Plato and Aristotle and in the works of Epicurus, Plotinus, and Lucretius among others. While his primary concern is philosophy, he enjoys classical poetry, drama, and literature. Seeking to bring the ideas of the Ancient Greeks and Romans to a wider audience, he runs a blog at

Product Details
ISBN: 9781398802360
ISBN-10: 1398802360
Publisher: Sirius Entertainment
Publication Date: July 30th, 2022
Pages: 208
Language: English