Philosophy: The Essential Study Guide is a compact and straightforward guide to the skills needed to study philosophy, aimed at anyone coming to the subject for the first time or just looking to improve their performance. Nigel Warburton clarifies what is expected of students and offers strategies and guidance to help them make effective use of their study time and improve their marks.
The four main skills covered by the book are:
'Just what is needed. It is written in an easy style that makes it eminently clear and accessible to its intended audience … Drawing on my four decades of university teaching I don't think I could improve on the advice given.' - Michael Clark, University of Nottingham