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Author Fletcher, Robert, 1983- author.
Title Philosophy : a visual encyclopedia / [written by Dr. Robert Fletcher, Dr. Paola Romero, Marianne Talbot, Nigel Warburton, Dr. Amna Whiston].
Pub Info New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2020.
©2020
Rating
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS 
 Oak Bluffs-Children's  J 100 FLE     DUE 08-10-21
Edition First American edition.
Descript 208 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
text txt rdacontent
still image sti rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Audience IG1100L Lexile
Bibliog. Includes index.
Summary Thousands of years ago, ancient philosophers asked some important questions: "What is real?", "What is the point of my existence?", "Why is there evil in the world?", and "What can I know?" These questions have gone on to spark passionate debates about our existence and how we understand the world around us. In this engaging and accessible introduction to philosophy, readers aged 11+ will be introduced to a variety of philosophical ideas through the teachings of Plato, Confucius, Simone de Beauvoir, and many more. Vibrant, reader-friendly illustrations bring the history of ideas and thinking to life, and provide topics for reflection and debate. With biographies of the most influential philosophers from around the world, young readers will explore the questions that have been fundamental to the development of scientific study, logical thinking, religious beliefs, freedom in society, and much more. Thought experiments peppered throughout will help to connect readers with the theories presented so they can apply them to their own lives.
Contents Reality and existence -- Knowledge -- The mind -- Logic and language -- Science -- Right and wrong -- Religion -- Society -- Beauty and art.
Subject Philosophy -- Juvenile literature.
Philosophy -- Encyclopedias, Juvenile.
Genre Encyclopedias.
Illustrated works.
Add Author Romero, Paola, author.
Talbot, Marianne, author.
Warburton, Nigel, 1962- author.
Whiston, Amna, author.
DK Publishing, Inc., publisher.
Note At head of title: DK
ISBN 9780241412992
0241412994
9780744020007
074402000X
9780744029123
0744029120
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