How to Think Like a Philosopher

How to Think Like a Philosopher - How to Think Like ...

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Synopsis

How to Think Like a Philosopher aims to introduce you to some of the great themes of philosophical thought and the ideas of the individuals who have molded them. It draws on the thoughts and words of iconic philosophers from the ancient world right through to the present day - from Socrates and Epicurus to Voltaire, Jeremy Bentham and Peter Singer. Each chapter deals with a specific philosophical conceit, explored by looking at the words of both its advocates and opponents. From free will and determinism to Machiavellianism and dialectics, this fascinating book gives the reader a broad and thorough understanding of philosophical thinking and the theories and iconic names and characters that many of us may have come across in our everyday lives but may not know of in any detail.

Book information

ISBN: 9781789292503
Publisher: Michael O'Mara
Imprint: Michael O'Mara Books Limited
Pub date:
Language: English
Number of pages: 224
Weight: -1g
Height: 198mm
Width: 129mm
Spine width: 22mm