Readership: Students of philosophy, or those considering taking undergraduate philosophy courses. General
readers interested in the history of philosophical thought, past and present.
Edward Craig, Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge
"[The Very Short Introduction to Philosophy] shows that philosophy really can be fascinating, broad-minded and full of surprise. As a means of stimulating interest in the subject it has few rivals." - Julian Baggini, The Philosopher's Magazine
2: What should I do? Plato's Crito
3: How do we know? Hume's, Of Miracles
4: What am I? An unknown Buddhist on the Self: 'The Chariot' from The Questions of
5: Some themes
6: Of 'isms'
7: Some more high spots — a personal selection
8: What's in it for whom?
Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction - a reading guide