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Machiavelli: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2000)
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Quentin Skinner focuses on three major works, The Prince, the Discourses, and The History of...

Aristotle: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2000)
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The influence of Aristotle, the prince of philosophers, on the intellectual history of the West is...

Descartes: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2000)
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René Descartes (1596-1650) had a remarkably short working life, and his output was small, yet his...

Wittgenstein: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
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A. C. Grayling's accessible introduction to Wittgenstein's work describes both his early and later...

Nietzsche: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2000)
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For a century Nietzsche has been among the most controversial of modern writers. Since his death in...

Philosophy: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2002)
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How ought we to live? What really exists? How do we know? This book introduces important themes in...

World Music: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2002)
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World Music draws readers into a remarkable range of historical encounters, in which music had the...

Molecules: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2003)
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Molecules are the building blocks of matter. Using the molecules of life as a springboard, Philip...

Paul: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
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Paul is the most powerful human personality in the history of the Church. A missionary, theologian,...

Augustine: A Very Short Introduction
OUP Oxford (2001)
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By his writings, the surviving bulk of which exceeds that of any other ancient author, Augustine...