An innovative and accessible guide to more than 2,000 years of thought To the complete novice learning about philosophy can be daunting - The Philosophy Book changes all that. With the use of powerful and easy-to-follow images, succinct quotations, and explanations that are easily understandable, this book cuts through any misunderstandings to demystify the subject. Each chapter is organised chronologically, and covers not only the big ideas, but the philosophers who first voiced them, as well as cross-referencing with earlier and later ideas and thinkers. The Philosophy Book untangles knotty theories and sheds light on abstract concepts, and is perfect for anyone with a general interest in how our social, political, and ethical ideas are formed, as well as students of philosophy and politics. Covers major and niche topics, from moral ethics to philosophies of religion.
The ideal travel companion, full of insider advice on what to see and do, plus detailed itineraries and comprehensive maps for exploring this tranquil and picturesque region. Visit the magnificent Chateau de Chambord, take a wine and cheese tour around Sancerre, enjoy the lively atmosphere of medieval Tours or be amazed at the giant mechanical creatures at Les Machines de l'Ile in Nantes: everything you need to know is clearly laid out within colour-coded chapters. Discover the best of the Loire Valley with this indispensable travel guide. Inside DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast - Over 20 colour maps help you navigate with ease - Simple layout makes it easy to find the information you need - Comprehensive tours and itineraries of Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast , designed for every interest and budget - Illustrations detail famous sights such as the impressive Cathedrale de Notre-Dame in Chartres, the extraordinary Abbaye de Fontevraud in Anjou, the beautiful Chateau de Chenonceau and more - Colour photographs of the region's bustling cities, picturesque towns and pretty rural villages, elegant chateaux and their landscaped gardens, lush vineyards and more - Detailed chapters, with area maps, cover Anjou; Touraine; Blesois and Orleanais; Berry; North of the Loire; Loire-Atlantique and the Vendee; and more - Historical and cultural context gives you a richer travel experience: learn about the region's fascinating history and easygoing culture, beautiful chateaux, historic churches and abbeys, famous writers and artists, winemaking and vineyards, pleasant river, traditional festivals including unique son et lumiere, local cuisine and more - Essential travel tips: our expert choices of where to stay, eat, shop and sightsee, plus how to get around, useful phrases, and visa and health information DK Eyewitness Travel Guide Dordogne, Bordeaux and the Southwest Coast is a detailed, easy-to-use guide designed to help you get the most from your visit to this enchanting region. DK Eyewitness: winner of the Top Guidebook Series in the Wanderlust Reader Travel Awards 2017. "No other guide whets your appetite quite like this one" - The Independent Want to see more of France? Try our DK Eyewitness Travel Guide France . About DK Eyewitness Travel: DK's highly visual Eyewitness guides show you what others only tell you, with easy-to-read maps, tips, and tours to inform and enrich your holiday. DK is the world's leading illustrated reference publisher, producing beautifully designed books for adults and children in over 120 countries.
DK Eyewitness Mythology is an intriguing and captivating introduction to the culturally diverse world of mythology. Stunning photographs of masks, jewellery, and sculptures offer your child a unique "eyewitness" view of history's gods, goddesses, heroes, and monsters.
Show your child the world in a sealskin, a fire-breathing dragon, the one-eyed Cyclops and learn about the supernatural powers of the gods. They'll also discover who swallowed the Sun god Ra, the secrets of the towering totem pole and the sacred art of sand painting. Then use the giant pull-out wall chart to decorate their room.
Pick this pocket-sized favourite from the experts at the RHS, and find out what to do when, to ensure your plants are well cared for and your garden blooms all year round.
Easy-to-follow, this guide not only tells you what to do when, but shows you how to do it. Follow over 1,300 seasonal tasks for every part of the garden, expert plant advice, including star plants from January to December, and tips on organisation.
Whether you are a green-fingered guru or are just starting out, enjoy 12 months of successful gardening.
Help your child learn about World War II using the new edition of this fact-packed guide with a dedicated website, in eBook format From how everyday items were used in the war effort, to why many Japanese soldiers would rather die than face capture: let your child discover all about the historic and world-changing events of the Second World War.
Great for projects or just for fun, make sure your child learns everything they need to know about World War II. With dedicated website www.ew.dk.com.
Be an eyewitness to dinosaurs Roar! Meet the prehistoric masters of the earth and discover how ancient fossils and footprints reveal their awesome world. See a dinosaur's skin and examine evidence that proves some species were cannibals ; yuck!
Get the picture using the clip-art CD with over 100 amazing images to download. Then use the giant pull-out wallchart to decorate your room.
Great for projects or just for fun, this fact-packed guide and CD shows and tells you everything you need to know about dinosaurs. I am a big fan of these They are brilliantly visual There isn't a child that would be able to resist picking that up Reader Review