Big Ideas in Brief : 200 World-changing Concepts Explained in an Instant, Paperback

Big Ideas in Brief : 200 World-changing Concepts Explained in an Instant Paperback

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Big Ideas in Brief provides an accessible and easily understood tour of 200 key concepts that really matter.

The ideas covered come from a wide range of subjects - Philosophy, Religion, Science, Politics, Economics, Sociology, Anthropology, Psychology and the Arts.

A series of short and lively articles accompanied by 100 illustrations, introduce a host of diverse topics, from Existentialism to Expressionism, from Consciousness to Constitutionalism, from Feminism to Free Trade, from Class to Cognitive Theory, from Reincarnation to Relativity - all explained simply and clearly.

Incredibly quick - clear artworks and simple explanations that can be easily remembered.

Based on scientific research that the brain best absorbs information visually.

Compact and portable format - the ideal, handy reference.


  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 416 pages, 100 illustrations
  • Publisher: Quercus Publishing
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  • Category: Popular philosophy
  • ISBN: 9781780871455



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A very simple, sometimes simplistic explanation of big ideas from Western history. Would suit an absolute beginner as long as it is taken to be just a beginning.

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