The Little Book of Big Ideas: Philosophy combines history with contemporary culture. Part handbook, part mini-encyclopaedia this is a whole world of ideas, distilled and defined to highlight those that have exerted, or continue to exert, the greatest influence upon our lives. Understand the early concepts of the Earth, the Universe and Man's place within it from Plato, Socrates, Aristotle and Hippocrates. Consider the greatest revolutions in political and social thought and reform from Foucault, Rousseau, Kierkegaard and Nietzsche. Trace the development of modern educational thought with a review of Dewey, Piaget, Kohlberg and Chomsky. Review the great leaps forward in feminist and critical thought from de Beauvoir, Millet, Marcuse and Derrida.