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A Brief History of Philosophy

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Author: Derek Johnston
Publisher: Continuum
Format: Paperback USED
ISBN: 0826490204

A Brief History of Philosophy is a fun, concise and accessible introduction to a fascinating and challenging subject. This is the ideal book for students coming to philosophy for the first time, or indeed for anyone who just doesn't know where to start.

A Brief History of Philosophy examines 18 key thinkers, from Socates to Derrida, exploring their ideas in relation to each other and to their historical and cultural contexts. Derek Johnston presents a clear and engaging chronological picture of the key figures, events and ideas that have shaped the history of philosophy. Boxes giving timelines of key events and crisp, clear explanations of key terms feature throughout.

No prior knowlege of philosophy is required to enjoy this incisive, reader-friendly introduction. This is the ideal book for students or general readers looking for a way into this fascinating subject.


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Last Updated: 11 December 2017