The 10 Best Philosophy Textbooks

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We spent 23 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top picks for this wiki. Philosophy is one of those subjects that you always meant to learn more about, but never got around to actually doing any of the reading. With the textbooks on our list, you can quickly get up to speed on some of the most important theories in human history, as the authors explain everything in detail without making the material boring and impenetrable. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best philosophy textbook on Amazon.

10. Fundamentals of Philosophy

9. Elements of Moral Philosophy

8. Philosophy Made Simple

7. The Right Thing to Do

6. The Basics

5. The History of Western Philosophy

4. Questions That Matter

3. A Historical Survey with Essential Readings

2. An Introduction to the Art of Wondering

1. The Great Conversation


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Last updated on July 16, 2018 by Quincy Miller

Quincy is a writer who was born in Texas, but moved to Los Angeles to pursue his life-long dream of someday writing a second page to one of his screenplays.


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