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Little Book of Big Ideas: Philosophy

Little Book of Big Ideas: Philosophy

Author: Jeremy Stangroom

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ISBN: 1556526636

Category: Philosophy

Page: 128

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An introduction to philosophy covers ten major movements and provides biographical profiles of fifty of the most influential philosophical thinkers.

Little Book of Philosophy The

Little Book of Philosophy The

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ISBN: 0241341175

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Page: 208

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Learn everything you need to know about the world of philosophy- from the key thinkers to modern concepts in a brand new portable size. To the complete novice learning about philosophy can be daunting - The Little Book of Philosophy changes all that. With the use of powerful and easy-to-follow images, famous quotations, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book cuts through any misunderstandings to demystify the subject. Each chapter is organised chronologically, and covers not only the big ideas, but the philosophers who first voiced them, as well as cross-referencing with earlier and later ideas and thinkers. The Little Book of Philosophy untangles knotty theories and sheds light on abstract concepts, and is perfect for anyone with a general interest in how our social, political, and ethical ideas are formed, as well as students of philosophy and politics. Covers major and niche topics, from moral ethics to philosophies of religion.

The Little Book of Big Ideas

The Little Book of Big Ideas

Author: Daniel Smith

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ISBN: 1782438831

Category: Idea (Philosophy)

Page: 304

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An exploration of some of the most important and enduring ideas in human history -- from religion, science, philosophy, medicine, psychology, politics, economics and art -- each presented in brief, accessible form. 'Big' ideas are those concepts and theories that have radically transformed our understanding of the world we live in, our place in that world and the ways we have shaped the past and will shape the future. They are the ideas that have had a huge impact on human civilization -- and they come from all disciplines of human ingenuity. This concise, accessible and multi-faceted book provides an essential introduction to 150 of the most important principles of Western thought.

Big Ideas: The Little Book of Philosophy

Big Ideas: The Little Book of Philosophy

Author: DK

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9781465475565

Category: Philosophy

Page: 0

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Learn everything you need to know about the world of philosophy, from the key thinkers to modern concepts in a brand new portable size. From the famous ancient Greek thinkers to the brilliant minds of today, The Little Book of Philosophy provides a brief, chronological introduction to philosophy, including topics such as moral ethics and philosophies of religion. The book is divided into four chapters that cover not only the big ideas but the philosophers who first voiced them, as well as cross-referencing with earlier and later ideas and thinkers. This small but comprehensive volume untangles knotty theories and sheds light on abstract concepts with the use of powerful and easy-to-follow images, famous quotations, and explanations that are easily understandable. The Little Book of Philosophy is perfect for anyone with a general interest in how our social, political, and ethical ideas are formed, as well as students of philosophy and politics.

The Little Book of Big Ideas

The Little Book of Big Ideas

Author: Daniel Smith

Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books

ISBN: 9781782438304

Category: History

Page: 304

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An exploration of some of the most important and enduring ideas in human history - from religion, science, philosophy, medicine, psychology, politics, economics and art - each presented in brief, accessible form. 'Big' ideas are those concepts and theories that have radically transformed our understanding of the world we live in, our place in that world and the ways we have shaped the past and will shape the future. They are the ideas that have had a huge impact on human civilization - and they come from all disciplines of human ingenuity. Topics covered range widely and include Creation Mythology, Existentialism, The Elements, Relativity, Space Travel, Geometry, Ethics, Behaviourism, Genetics, Warfare, The Nation State, Anarchism, Capitalism, Classical Art and Architecture, The Renaissance - and much more. This concise, accessible and multi-faceted book provides an essential introduction to 150 of the most important principles of Western thought.

The Little Book of Bathroom Philosophy

The Little Book of Bathroom Philosophy

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ISBN: 1610595386

Category: Philosophy

Page: 212

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Witty, wise, and eminently useful, The Little Book of Bathroom Philosophy gives the lowdown on the world's most famous philosophers, complete with brief biographies, highlights of their major teachings, and lots of quotations that are perfect for sprinkling into toasts and speeches or casually introducing into dinner-party conversation.

The Philosophy Book

The Philosophy Book

Author: DK

Publisher: National Geographic Books

ISBN: 9780756668617

Category: Philosophy

Page: 0

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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, great 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.

Big Ideas for Little Philosophers: Kindness with Confucius

Big Ideas for Little Philosophers: Kindness with Confucius

Author: Duane Armitage

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780593322963

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 12

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Explore the importance of kindness with the youngest readers in a wonderfully accessible way. Even little children have big questions about life. Confucius believed always treating people with kindness can make us wise, and Kindness with Confucius brings his philosophy to the youngest thinkers. He believed we should use our own feelings as a guide to how to treat others. We feel good when people are kind to us and should want to make others feel that way. Emphasizing the importance of being in touch with your own emotions in order to be kind to others, this book will lead to inspiring conversations about human dynamics between people of all ages. Look for all six Big Ideas for Little Philosophers board books: Equality with Simone de Beauvoir, Happiness with Aristotle, Imagination with René Descartes, Kindness with Confucius, Love with Plato, and Truth with Socrates.

Dr. Quantum's Little Book Of Big Ideas

Dr. Quantum's Little Book Of Big Ideas

Author: Fred Alan Wolf

Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser

ISBN: 9781609255367

Category: Body, Mind & Spirit

Page: 160

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Respected among scientists and spiritual leaders alike for his pioneering work combining scientific and spiritual thought, Fred Alan Wolf (aka Dr. Quantum) is, as Deepak Chopra states, "one of the most important pioneers in the field of consciousness." Featured in the word-of-mouth indie hit, What the Bleep Do We Know?!, Dr. Wolf is a physicist who knows how to put complex science-based ideas into terms that even science-phobes can understand. With clarity and a sense of humor, Dr. Quantum presents Big Ideas in the form of both short quotes and longer excerpts and covers topics ranging from the construction of our everyday reality to our relationship to one another. Dr. Quantum's Little Book of Big Ideas is a perfect gift for anyone interested in the realm where science meets spirit.

Big Ideas for Little Philosophers: Love with Plato

Big Ideas for Little Philosophers: Love with Plato

Author: Duane Armitage

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780593323007

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 12

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Explore the importance of love with the youngest readers in a wonderfully accessible way. Even little children have big questions about life. Plato believed showing and receiving love makes us wise, and Love with Plato brings his philosophy to the youngest thinkers. Asking young readers what being loved feels like to them and how they can show others love prompts questions about how we treat one another and ourselves. This book will lead to inspiring conversations about loving people for what is on the inside, and helping others do the same. Look for all six Big Ideas for Little Philosophers board books: Equality with Simone de Beauvoir, Happiness with Aristotle,Imagination with René Descartes, Kindness with Confucius, Love with Plato, and Truth with Socrates.

Big Ideas for Little Kids

Big Ideas for Little Kids

Author: Thomas E. Wartenberg

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9781475804461

Category: Education

Page: 180

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Big Ideas for Little Kids includes everything a teacher, a parent, or a college student needs to teach philosophy to elementary school children from picture books. Written in a clear and accessible style, the book explains why it is important to allow young children access to philosophy during primary-school education.