Received this book from a first reads giveaway I absolutely loved it Really got me thinking deeper than I ever have before I would recommend this to everyone whether or not you think you like philosophy or not you will after this This
Is Part Of A Fantastic Series Of part of a fantastic series of that simply explain difficult concepts Lots of excellent graphics and very appealing layouts Felt a little repetitive in places but I think that s just the philosophy subject This book and the others in the series are ones that I Would Love To Have love to have the classroom Interesting enough to be picked p and well written and designed enough to hold the attention of a variety of readers An advanced readers copy was provided by a variety of readers An advanced readers copy was provided by publisher for an honest review I ve been generally interested in philosophy for a while but it isn t something I have put much time into learning about so I figured starting with some introductory books would be my best option While this did have some of the information I was hoping to learn it was definitely a mixed bag overallThe chapters are broken A Doctors Vow up by the school of philosophy they covered which I thought wasite se. Mply explained Written and designed specifically for the teen market Heads Up Philosophy combines challenging but clear text with cool graphic illustrations that clarify and explain theories and argumentsBiography spreads cover the famous otes of great philosophers including Socrates Aristotle Friedrich Nietzsche Epicurus Plato and Thomas Auinas while.
REVIEW Heads Up PhilosophyI have never seen a philosophy book for kids before so in that respect this book is very niue Even then it s meant for high school age students Although I am not sure a high school student would pick this Shotgun Bride up on their own for pleasure reading the book does pose some greatestions for discussion that could
Be Used In Aused in a classroom Teachers could The Long Road Home use sections of this especially the entire section called Right and Wrong that features topics such as justice freedom and civilizations to bring a philosophical lens to historical events In that way this book would be great tose in the classroom for it s simplified texts and graphics 23 This book is a great introduction to philosophy As a philosophy major I was taken back to my ndergrad years with most of the philosophical issues and arguments presented undergrad years with most of the philosophical issues and arguments presented this book While most of the concepts where focused on wester philosophy I believe that this book is a good source for a general survey to a philosophy course Yes the book lacks depth but it is clear and makes it an interesting read for most people including youth who are interested in learning philosophy The second installment in DK's new Heads Up series Heads Up Philosophy addresses the issues and theories that are most intriguing and relevant to the curious minds of teens making a difficult topic easier to comprehend estions such as What is knowledge What is reality What is the mind and What's right and wrong are all addressed offering big ideas si. Nsible as it allowed the grouping of similar ideas The Information Was Explained In Simple was explained in simple which definitely made it suitable for an introductory piece I appreciated that it covered philosophers and ideas from a variety of places times and backgrounds The directory of philosophers in the back was helpful and interestingI did wish that it had addressed than just Western philosophy It often felt like Arabic Chinese Indian etc philosophy was of a side note and not a lot of effort was put into the information pertaining to it I also thought the layout was weird and difficult to read Illustrations intended to be read from bottom left to top right headings beneath the body text in the same rowscolumns that faced opposite directions and so on It would have been a substantially easier and enjoyable read had it followed some sort of consistent ruleI would still recommend this to anyone interested in an introduction to philosophy especially for young adult readers but I feel certain there is probably a better introductory text out there and I intend to read after having been interested by the content of this book. Major theories and debates including epistemology metaphysics and ideologies are also explained Heads Up Philosophy also includes case study panels diagrams and real world spreads to show how philosophical theories relate to everyday lifeMaking a difficult subject approachable Heads Up Philosophy is designed to provoke entertain and stimulate young mind.