A fascinating exploration into the 125 most important milestones in philosophy, all in one handy book perfect for keeping on your bedside table or carrying wherever you go.
Now is the perfect time to expand your knowledge and learn something new or delve deeper into a topic you’ve always been interested in. With 125 concise, informative, and entertaining entries, The Bedside Book of Philosophy explores the key theories, great insights, thought-provoking questions, influential personalities, and seminal publications in the field over the millennia. Gregory Bassham covers a wide range of topics and cultures—from Confucian ethics and Plato’s theory of forms to Occam’s Razor, Hume’s A Treatise of Human Nature, existentialism, feminist philosophy, Social Darwinism, and The Good Place—all in an accessible, conversational voice. Includes 75 black-and-white illustrations throughout.