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"[The Big Ideas Simply Explained books] are beautifully illustrated with shadow-like cartoons that break down even the most difficult concepts so they are easier to grasp. These step-by-step diagrams are an incredibly clever learning device to include, especially for visual learners." – Examiner.com
"This graphically lively presentation, which also features color reproductions, colorfully framed pull quotes, photos, and a variety of fonts, offers students an overview of the ideas and concepts generated by people who have spent their lives "wondering about the world." – School Library Journal
"In The Philosophy Book, the ideas and thoughts of more than one hundred of the most influential philosophers from the ancient world through today are presented in a succinct, yet highly readable, format. From all corners of the world and from different traditions and approaches to philosophy and the art of reasoning, the contributors to this excellent book highlight the impact of each philosopher on his society and how it affected the development of subsequent ideas. Students of philosophy or those interested in human thought will thoroughly enjoy this book. This volume is an excellent addition to a general philosophy collection." – Voice of Youth Advocate/VOYA Magazine
I just finished reading the hard copy of this book. It was a pretty interesting read. The pages are colorful and full of interesting reads. Read morePublished 6 days ago by Yasmina
This is indeed the best philosophy book i ever read i just loved it....
It has great ideas and thoughts and its simple and easy to understand.. Read more
Currently I am majoring in Psychology. There is always much to learn about our minds, the way we think, the way we respond. Read morePublished 9 days ago by Millie's Two Cent
As someone who has never really read about philosophy before, this book was perfect for me. It's great for learning the history of philosophy, and has diagrams, timelines and... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Lisa
Excellent in the content (text), beautiful in the design. I love the graphics that summarize each section. Great book.Published 10 days ago by SandroCN
I really liked how this book was set up in every section. It was more like a text book in a way than a book one would read in their down time but still enjoyable enough to read... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Heather Zufelt
It gave me a quick, nice overview of philosophy. With the footnotes, I am given the opportunity to explore deeper.Published 10 days ago by JaxonD
This is a great book on philosophy. "Big Ideas Simply Explained" is really the perfect way to describe it. The book uses pictures, diagrams, timelines, etc. Read morePublished 14 days ago by mrskstacy
Fun to read and feels like I'm learning at the same time. Bite-size pieces, perfect for a short read at bed time.Published 16 days ago by Dan G. Moyes