Children's Book of Philosophy by DK

Children's Book of Philosophy

Written by DK
Illustrated by


Children's Book of Philosophy by DK

This book explains philosophy to kids in an easy-to-understand way, using simple text and fun illustrations. It is the perfect introduction to the great thinkers who, from ancient times to the modern day, have tried to make sense of the world by asking questions such as: Who am I? , Is the world real? , Is it ever right to tell a lie? . Meet Socrates and Confucius, Kant and Sartre, and many others who have studied and pondered on the complexities of everyday life. Looking at the major philosophical theories, The Children's Book of Philosophy brings big ideas within the reach of young minds. It examines the problems that have puzzled people for hundreds, or even thousands, of years, working through them in clear and logical stages. The book's lively approach is designed to encourage children to start thinking for themselves and to show them that anyone be a philosopher.

About the Author

The work of British-American artist David Macaulay is renowned for its humour, detail and ability to explain complex ideas with simple genius. He specializes in graphic non-fiction books on subjects such as science, architecture and engineering.

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144 pages


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DK Children an imprint of Dorling Kindersley Ltd

Publication date

25th February 2015



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