Philosophy: a Beginner's Guide is unique in its approach to introducing philosophy. Its succinct and self-contained chapters make this jargon-free text accessible to people who have had little or no previous contact with philosophy.
Jenny Teichman is a Fellow of New Hall, Cambridge. She is the author of The Mind and the Soul (1974), Illegitimacy (1982), Pacifism and the Just War (1986), Philosophy and the Mind (1988), and Social Ethics: A Student's Guide (Blackwell, 1996). Katherine Evans, a graduate of Cambridge, is an attorney for an international telecommunications company and writes logical aptitude tests for law students.