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- ‘Each book in the series offers a concise yet cogent introduction to a particular subject. Written by acknowledged experts, most books are between 100–150 pages and contain suggestions for further reading. Authors often present personal viewpoints, but each introduction is intended to be balanced and complete. Veritably ‘short and to the point’, they are absolutely ideal for anyone who needs an authoritative and accessible entry to a new subject.’
- The series covers a wide and varied range of subject matter outside of philosophy. Examples include: ‘A Very Short Introduction to …The Koran; Psychology; Archaeology; the Tutors, Ghandi, Druids, The blues, Forensic Science … and so forth. The series does however offer and very wide range of topics in philosophy.
- The philosophy titles are ‘A Very Short Introduction to – Heidegger, Ancient Philosophy, Socrates, Marx, Logic, Descartes, Machiavelli, Hume, Ayer, Nietzsche, Augustine, Continental Philosophy, Freud, Wittgenstein, Indian Philosophy, Rousseau, Hegel, Kant, Philosophy, Barthes, Kierkegaard, Russell, Schopenhauer, Hobbes, Philosophy of Science, Spinoza, Post-Structuralism, Plato, Ethics, Locke, Political Philosophy, Atheism, Pre-Socratic Philosophy, Freewill, Medical Ethics, Consciousness, Foucault, Habermas, Existentialism, The Meaning of Life, Thomas Aquinas, German Philosophy, Logic, Rousseau, Hobbes,.
- In addition, there are titles that are not strictly philosophy but may well be of philosophical interest: E.g. Modernism, Feminism, Ideology, Human Rights, Buddhist Ethics, Post Modernism, Romanticism … and a host others.