This book will make you think
An informative and accessible guide to all of the great philosophersâ best-known theories, explained through their most famous quotes.We may have heard of Socrates, Plato, Descartes and Nietzsche, but what did they believe? What were their famous aphorisms? And what did these actually mean?This Book Will Make You Think: Philosophical Quotes and What They Mean explains as simply as possible the ideas behind the worldâs most highly regarded philosophers, examining their beliefs and presenting choice quotes that succinctly distil their most famous theories, such as:âNo manâs knowledge here can go beyond his experience.â LockeâIf God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent him.â VoltaireâWhereof one cannot speak thereof one must be silent.â WittgensteinWritten in an accessible and informative style, this book will help readers get to grips with the complex concepts of philosophy through the ages, and help match the theories to the names.
Author: Alain Stephen
Format: Paperback, 224 pages
Dimensions: 129 x 198 x 14mm
Publisher: Michael O'Mara Books Ltd