By Julia Annas
The culture of historic philosophy is a protracted, wealthy and sundry one, within which the notes of debate and argument always resound. This booklet introduces historical debates, attractive us with the traditional advancements in their issues. relocating clear of the presentation of historical philosophy as a succession of serious thinkers, the booklet provides readers a feeling of the freshness and liveliness of historical philosophy, and of its wide array of issues and styles.
About the sequence: Combining authority with wit, accessibility, and elegance, Very brief Introductions offer an creation to a few of life's finest subject matters. Written by way of specialists for the newcomer, they display the best modern considering the crucial difficulties and matters in countless numbers of key issues, from philosophy to Freud, quantum concept to Islam.