Philosophy: The Basics is the most successful short introduction to philosophy published in recent years. For the fourth edition, Warburton has added short sections to several chapters, revised others and brought the further reading sections up to date. New additions include sections on the environment, playing "God" in genetic science, Darwinian theory and free will, war, consciousness and the meaning of death and notion of an afterlife. This book is for anyone coming to philosophy for the first time.
This fourth edition of Philosophy: The Basics will be one of the first titles in the complete Basics redesign (which includes a new cover design and new text design).