Children's Book of Philosophy: An Introduction to the World's Great Thinkers and Their Big Ideas (DK Children's Book of) (Hardcover)
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Learn to think big and tackle life's trickiest questions, such as "What am I here for?" and "Who decides what's right and wrong?".
Children’s Book of Philosophy is a perfect introduction to the great thinkers who’ve tried to make sense of the world. From ancient times to modern day, people have asked questions such as “Who am I?”, “Is the world real?”, and “Is it ever right to tell a lie?”. Meet famous philosophers from history including Socrates, Confucius, Immanuel Kant, Simone de Beauvoir, and many others who have studied the complex issues of everyday life.
Using simple text and fun illustrations to get your mind working, Children’s Book of Philosophy will make big ideas easy to understand. Examine the problems that have puzzled people for hundreds, or even thousands, of years – and ponder your way 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 can be a philosopher.
About the Author
DK was founded in London in 1974 and is now the world leading illustrated reference publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann. DK publishes highly visual, photographic non-fiction for adults and children. DK produces content for consumers in over 100 countries and over 60 languages, with offices in the UK, India, US, Germany, China, Canada, Spain and Australia.
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