Big Ideas in Brief : 200 World-changing Concepts Explained in an Instant Paperback
by Ian Crofton
Part of the In Minutes series
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
- Publication Date: 01/03/2012
- Category: Popular philosophy
- ISBN: 9781780871455
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Review by spbooks
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.