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Philosophy: Questions for Consideration and Discussion
On balance, this is quite a "very short introduction" to philosophy.
How many readers will actually do that is doubtful but it is an interesting idea that introduces the reader to three very different areas of philosophy.
The entertaining part is what really makes this book good because otherwise it could be a little boring.
Edward Craig's short introduction was recommended in my Masters syllabus, prior to starting the course, for those looking to establish a basic understanding of what philosophy is,... Read morePublished 29 days ago by James
While the author covered a great breadth of philosophers in this very short introduction, I found his style of writing somewhat clumsy and often difficult to get through for... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Aaron White
I thought this was a great book. It gave a very good introduction to philosophy and at the same time it was well written, fast, and entertaining. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Chad
For novices, attempting to grasp overall understanding of the scope of philosophical inquiry, Craig's explanation is straight forward and raises the curiosity of inquirng minds.Published 19 months ago by Larry and Yvonne
The book arrived on time and was in superb condition. Excellent bought and a powerful philosophy according to Socrates the great philosopher " the majority don't have much power at... Read morePublished on July 10, 2012 by Amazon Customer
If Edward Craig's class lectures at Cambridge University are as disorganized as his writings, the student is in for a tough experience. Read morePublished on January 25, 2011 by R.S.