Bryan Magee has been one of the most successful English-language popularizers of philosophy in the 20th century. He has taught philosophy at Oxford University and written numerous other books on the subject, including The Great Philosophers: An Introduction to Western Philosophy, Talking Philosophy: Dialogues with Fifteen Leading Philosophers, and Confessions of a Philosopher: A Personal Journey Through Western Philosophy from Plato to Popper.
"This gloriously illustrated and accessible book enables readers to embark on an adventure in philosophy.Young adults will find that the often closed doors of philosophy are now open and inviting." -- School Library Journal "Lavishly illustrated." -- Library Journal