A world of philosophy broken into 50 easy-to-understand, approachable moments, and organised in a chronological timeline. If philosophy is all Greek to you then look no further, this is the book for you! This lively, accessible, and thought-provoking introduction to philosophy and its history is not your average text book, more a comprehensive guide to philosophy from around the world and through the ages. Be guided through history, learning about landmark events while tracking the historical evolution of the discipline of philosophy. Each landmark event is explored in detail with concise and straightforward explanations, using simple diagrams to demonstrate key philosophical concepts and theories. The broader historical context provides unique insights into how the concepts have developed over the centuries, making even the most advance philosophical concepts easier to understand.
Daniel Smith lives in London and is the author of over twenty books on subjects as diverse as Stephen Hawking, Sherlock Holmes, and the Second World War “Dig for Victory” campaign. He has written eight titles in Michael O’Mara’s biographical How to ink Like series, and other titles include What is Economics? and 50 Strategies that Changed History. He is also a long-time contributor to e Statesman’s Yearbook, a geo-political guide to the world that celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2013.