Thursday, January 4, 2018

Eight of the best philosophy books for students

Julian Baggini's latest book is A Short History of Truth: Consolations for a Post-Truth World. One of eight of the best philosophy books for students he tagged for Waterstones blog:
Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction by Edward Craig

There are many good short introductions to philosophy but Edward Craig's stands out. No one knows more about philosophy than Craig, who spent decades of his life editing the mammoth Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy. And yet he managed to retain the sense of wonder and surprise that academic study can sadly drain out of people. Craig's mind is razor sharp, bright and sparkly.
Read about the other entries on the list.

--Marshal Zeringue