Children's Book of Philosophy

Category: Book
By (author): Kindersley, Dorling
Subject:  JUVENILE NONFICTION / Philosophy
Publisher: DK
Published: March 2015
Format: Book-hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 12.13in x 10.25in x 0.70in
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Bookshelf comment

This book is an excellent intro to philosophers and their attempts to answer humanity's most daunting questions. Perfect for curious school-aged kids whose parents have run out of answers to the question "why?"

Additional Notes

From The Publisher*Children are great at asking the big questions: Where did I come from? Why does the world exist? What is real? Encourage your child's curiosity with DK's Children's Book of Philosophy, a kid-friendly handbook to some of life's biggest questions - because it's never too early to start thinking about thinking.

The Children's Book of Philosophy lays out philosophical questions with engaging graphics that are fun and easy for kids to process. We've included biographical information, timelines, and conceptual thinking, all with inviting images. Children learn that their questions are important and have been pondered by famous philosophers for years. The content is geared toward the specific questions of 21st-century kids, so the information is relevant and interesting. Looking for a child's first philosophy book to encourage your young thinker? With the Children's Book of Philosophy, you've found it!

From The Publisher*A fun and informative introduction to the history of philosophy and its key figures and movements. Covering key questions like "who am I?", "why does the world exist?" and philosophical theories from Plato to Sartre, colourful graphics and evocative images illustrate philosophers and their theories, giving tangible examples that younger readers will understand. Timelines and at-a-glance facts bring over 2,000 years of philosophical history to life.

  • Features more than 500 full-colour images
  • Includes visual timelines