Philosophy for the Curious: Teach Yourself

Narrated by: Mark Vernon
Length: 2 hrs and 26 mins
Categories: Nonfiction, Philosophy

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More than just a straight audiobook, this is a unique introduction to the world of Philosophy. Sit back and absorb the information you need as our panel of four leading experts guide you through all the key ideas in a series of fascinating audio discussions. Whether you're a complete beginner or a student wanting a convenient way to recap before your exams, it is guaranteed to hold your attention as the panel explores everything from Aristotle to Wollstonecraft. The Chair, Mark Vernon, is a well-known author, broadcaster, blogger and journalist specializing in philosophy. The panellists comprise Angie Hobbs, Senior Fellow in the Public Understanding of Philosophy at Warwick University; Mel Thompson, a prolific author specializing in philosophy and religion; Dr Jon Nuttall, teacher of philosophy for the Open University.

©2010 Mark Vernon (P)2010 Hodder & Stoughton Ltd

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  • Christopher Wilton
  • 01-19-12

Not the Actual Book

I was a little disappointed that this was not an exact transcript of the book of the same/similar name. Rather it is a set of interviews/discussions covering broadly the same topics in the same order, but at little length.

As an accompaniment to the paperback edition it probably serves its purpose well enough, but that was not what I was looking for and I only wish I'd scrutinised more of the details and listened to the preview prior to purchase.

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