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From Socrates to Jean-Paul Sartre and dualism to existentialism, discover the key philosophers and theories which have shaped the way we view the world.

Demystifying the key ideas of the world's greatest philosophers and exploring all of the most important branches of thought including philosophy of science, philosophy of religion and feminist philosophy in a unique way, this audiobook is the perfect introduction to the history of philosophy. 

A clear and accessible guide to philosophy, How Philosophy Works demystifies fundamental concepts. Covering everything from ethics to epistemology and phenomenology, the audiobook presents the ideas and theories of key philosophical traditions and philosophers - from Plato and Socrates to Nietzsche and Wittgenstein via Kant - in a novel, easy-to-understand way. 

It will help you to understand the elements of philosophy on a conceptual level and, by tackling life's 'big questions', it will help you to look at the world in an entirely new way. 

With its clear, authoritative text, How Philosophy Works is the perfect introduction to philosophy and the ideal companion to DK's The Philosophy Book in the Big Ideas series.

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  • T. Mokhosoa
  • 21-03-21

Good summary, however it leaves wanting more

The book gives a brilliant taste of philosophy and the actors of the past in the arena, however I get left with the need for more information. It's not the books fault when it comes to weight (essence) because it is a summation afterall.