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Instant Philosophy

Key Thinkers, Theories, Discoveries and Concepts

Gareth Southwell

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WELBECK
01 August 2021
Instant Philosophy pulls together all the pivotal philosophical knowledge and thought into one concise volume. Each page contains a discrete 'cheat sheet', which tells you the most important facts in bite-sized chunks, meaning you can become an expert in an instant.

From Nietzsche to Nozick, empiricism to solipsism, Pascal's wager to Ockham's razor, every key figure, discovery or idea is explained with succinct and lively text and graphics.

Perfect for the knowledge hungry and time poor, this collection of graphic-led lessons makes philosophy interesting and accessible. Everything you need to know is here.
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Imprint:   WELBECK
Country of Publication:   United Kingdom
Dimensions:   Height: 237mm,  Width: 185mm, 
ISBN:   9781787394209
ISBN 10:   1787394204
Pages:   176
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Audience:   General/trade ,  ELT Advanced
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
Introduction - Thales - Natural Philosophy - Lao Tzu - Daoism - Pythagoras - Numbers - Buddha - Suffering - Confucius the Golden Rule - Heraclitus - Change - Zeno - Motion/Paradox - Protagoras - Sophism - Democritus - Materialism - Socrates - Socratic Method - Socrates - Euthanasia - Plato - Universals/the Cave - Plato - Moral Realism/the Ring of Gyges - Plato - the Ideal State - Plato - Art and Lies - Diogenes - Cynicism - Aristotle - Virtue - Aristotle - Teleology - Aristotle - Citizenship - Aristotle - Catharsis - Aristotle - Friendship - Zhuang Zi - Illusion - Epicurus - Moderation - Epicurus - Death - Epicurus - Evil - Cicero - Just War - Seneca - Stoicism - St Irenaeus - the Irenaean Theodicy - St Augustine - Sin - Hypatia - Paganism - Boethius - Christian Ethics - Bodhidharma - Zen - Avicenna/Averroes/Khayyam - the Arabic Enlightenment - St Anselm - the Ontological Argument - St Aquinas - Scholasticism - St Aquinas - the Cosmological Argument - Ockham - Ockham's Razor - Erasmus - Humanism - Machiavelli - Realpolitik - More - Utopia - Montaigne - Scepticism (epistemology) - Bacon - Scientific Method - Hobbes - the State of Nature - Descartes - Certainty - Descartes - Rationalism - Descartes - Dualism - Descartes - the Trademark Argument - Pascal - Pascal's Wager - Spinoza - Monism - Locke - Empiricism - Locke - Tolerance - Locke - Personal Identity - Leibniz - Principle of Sufficient Reason - Leibniz - Possible Worlds - Berkeley - Idealism - Yamamoto Tsunetomo - Bushido - Hume - Hume's Fork - Hume - the Is-Ought - Gap/Sentimentalism - Hume - Induction - Hume - Argument from Design/Teleological Argument - Hume - Miracles - Rousseau - Romanticism - Adam Smith - the Free Market - Voltaire - Deism - Kant - Transcendental Idealism - Kant - Deontology - Kant - Rights - Kant - the Sublime - Kant - the Argument from Morality - Burke - Conservatism - Paine - Revolution - Bentham - Utilitarianism - Bentham - Animal Rights - Wollstonecraft - the Rights of Women - Hegel - the Dialectic - Schopenhauer - Pessimism - Feuerbach - Anthropomorphism - Stirner - Egoism - Mill - Rule Utilitarianism - Mill - The Principle of Harm - Mill - Democracy - Darwin/Wallace - Evolution - Kierkegaard - Angst - Thoreau - Civil Disobedience - Marx - Alienation - Marx - Superstructure - C. S. Pierce - Pragmatism - William James - Free Will - William James - Belief - Kropotkin/Bakhunin - Anarchism - Nietzsche - Nihilism - Nietzsche - Will to Power - Husserl - Intentionality - Bergson - Vitalism - Duhem/Quine - Scientific Hypotheses - McTaggart - Time - Russell - Mathematics - Russell - Non-existence - Russell - Other Minds - Saussure - Structuralism - Moore - the Naturalistic Fallacy - Clive Bell - Significant Form - Heidegger - Being - Collingwood - Art and Emotion - Wittgenstein - Saying and Showing - Wittgenstein - Private Language - Hempel - Hempel's Ravens - Goodman - Grue - Marcuse - Consumerism - Hayek - Spontaneous Order - Skinner - Behaviourism - Ayer - Verificationism - Popper - the Open Society - Ryle - Category Mistakes - Sartre - Authenticity - Arendt - Totalitarianism - Levinas - the Other - Quine - Naturalism - Quine/Sapir-Whorf - Conceptual Schemes/Constructivism - Simone de Beauvoir - Feminism - Simone Weil - Salvation - Popper - Falsification - Ayer/Hare - Emotivism/Prescriptivism - Turing - Artificial Intelligence - Camus - the Absurd - Berlin - Liberty - Smart - Mind-Brain Identity - Gadamer - Hermeneutics - Debord - Situationism - Gettier - Knowledge - Barthes - Death of the Author - Hilary Putnam - Solipsism/Brains in Vats - Hilary Putnam - Functionalism - Rawls - Veil of Ignorance - Kuhn - Paradigms - Foucault - Power and Surveillance - Foucault - Sex - Judith Jarvis Thompson - Abortion - Antony Flew - Religious Language - Derrida - Deconstruction - Rorty - Anti-realism - Plantinga - Faith - Searle - the Chinese Room - Kate Millet - Patriarchy - Nagel - Qualia - Nozick - Libertarianism - Nozick - the Pleasure Machine - Dennett - Zombies - Baudrillard - Hyperreality - Parfit - the Tele-transporter - Parfit - Environmentalism/the Repugnant Conclusion - Churchland - Folk Psychology/Eliminative Materialism - McKinnon/Dworkin - Pornography - Singer - Effective Altruism - Singer - Speciesism - Chalmers - Pan-psychism - Philippa Foot - the Trolley Problem - Jaegwon Kim - Epiphenomenalism - Judith Butler - Gender - Bostrom - Transhumanism - Glossary and Further Reading.

Gareth Southwell is a philosopher, writer and illustrator. He has written or co-written eight previous books on philosophy for both students and general readers. He lives in Swansea, Wales.

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