How to Think Like a Philosopher
Extent: 224 pages
Publication Date: 18/02/2021
Categories: Science - History - Philosophy
About the Book
How to Think Like a Philosopher aims to introduce you to some of the great themes of philosophical thought and the ideas of the individuals who have molded them. It draws on the thoughts and words of iconic philosophers from the ancient world right through to the present day – from Socrates and Epicurus to Voltaire, Jeremy Bentham and Peter Singer. Each chapter deals with a specific philosophical conceit, explored by looking at the words of both its advocates and opponents.
From free will and determinism to Machiavellianism and dialectics, this fascinating book gives the reader a broad and thorough understanding of philosophical thinking and the theories and iconic names and characters that many of us may have come across in our everyday lives but may not know of in any detail.