A Little History of Philosophy by Nigel Warburton

In this fascinating book, Nigel Warburton takes us on a tour of the important ideas from some of the most influential thinkers of Western Philosophy. Within the 40 chapters of the book, we are also introduced to some of the lesser known philosophers from the past whose ideas still have an impact on our society today. At just over 240 pages, the book is short, but Warburton manages to draw a line from Socrates’ ideas to the 20th-century philosophers such as Karl Popper and Peter Singer and give a picture of the lives these people lived and how it influenced their┬áideas. Warburton makes great work in crystallizing some of the greatest ideas of these philosophers in a very engaging and accessible way. For this, Warburton’s A Little History of Philosophy┬áis an excellent way to get an introduction on Western Philosophy for anyone interested in the topic. Buy Nigel Warburton’s A Little History of Philosophy from Amazon.

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