50 Philosophy Ideas You Really Need to Know (CD)


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–Newly updated and optimised for Kindle devices (November 2012)–

Have you ever lain awake at night fretting over how we can be sure of the reality of the external world? Perhaps we are in fact disembodied brains, floating in vats at the whim of some deranged puppet-master? If so, you are not alone – and what’s more, you are in exalted company. For this question and other ones like it have been the stuff of philosophical rumination from Plato to Popper.

In a series of accessible and engagingly written essays, 50 Philosophy Ideas You Really Need to Know introduces and explains the problems of knowledge, consciousness, identity, ethics, belief, justice and aesthetics that have engaged the attention of thinkers from the era of the ancient Greeks to the present day.

  • File Size: 367 KB
  • Print Length: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Quercus; Unabridged edition (August 2, 2007)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN: 1847241492