Best Philosophy Introductions

This list is for works of philosophy for the common people, not specialists, all the ones who are just starting out.
Please, let's keep it academically decent though. ;)
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3.92 avg rating — 182,539 ratings
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4.03 avg rating — 326 ratings
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4.54 avg rating — 307 ratings
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4.43 avg rating — 2,408 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 12,910 ratings
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3.77 avg rating — 207,609 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 29,658 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 16,076 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 37,847 ratings
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4.02 avg rating — 536,175 ratings
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4.10 avg rating — 312,557 ratings
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4.26 avg rating — 12,367 ratings
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3.93 avg rating — 55,690 ratings
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3.92 avg rating — 441 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 699 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 124 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 20,016 ratings
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4.01 avg rating — 8,951 ratings
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21

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4.36 avg rating — 1,104 ratings
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22

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3.94 avg rating — 31,317 ratings
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4.31 avg rating — 123 ratings
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24

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4.30 avg rating — 104,427 ratings
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25

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4.36 avg rating — 330,616 ratings
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25

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3.98 avg rating — 140,228 ratings
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4.28 avg rating — 14,948 ratings
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4.18 avg rating — 7,896 ratings
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29

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4.04 avg rating — 65,352 ratings
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30

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4.14 avg rating — 926 ratings
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31

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4.03 avg rating — 403 ratings
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32

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4.27 avg rating — 2,417 ratings
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33

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3.71 avg rating — 25,631 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 1,348 ratings
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35

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4.29 avg rating — 512 ratings
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36

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4.16 avg rating — 7,549 ratings
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37

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4.07 avg rating — 517 ratings
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38

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4.03 avg rating — 533 ratings
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39

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3.69 avg rating — 340,920 ratings
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40

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3.80 avg rating — 172 ratings
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41

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4.13 avg rating — 30 ratings
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42

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4.20 avg rating — 207 ratings
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43

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4.10 avg rating — 12,457 ratings
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44

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4.01 avg rating — 57,226 ratings
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45

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4.02 avg rating — 93,612 ratings
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4.22 avg rating — 8,246 ratings
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4.19 avg rating — 3,635 ratings
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48

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4.12 avg rating — 27,204 ratings
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3.81 avg rating — 238,492 ratings
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50

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3.57 avg rating — 112 ratings
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51

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3.76 avg rating — 4,581 ratings
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4.21 avg rating — 4,369 ratings
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4.38 avg rating — 248 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 47 ratings
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4.27 avg rating — 22 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 6,558 ratings
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3.98 avg rating — 2,395 ratings
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3.58 avg rating — 52 ratings
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4.48 avg rating — 264 ratings
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60

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4.35 avg rating — 425 ratings
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60

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4.12 avg rating — 895 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 767 ratings
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4.36 avg rating — 3,892 ratings
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4.35 avg rating — 10,067 ratings
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4.08 avg rating — 5,239 ratings
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2.41 avg rating — 17 ratings
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4.32 avg rating — 822 ratings
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4.37 avg rating — 1,898 ratings
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4.39 avg rating — 31 ratings
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3.60 avg rating — 5,043 ratings
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71

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4.29 avg rating — 21,268 ratings
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4.70 avg rating — 10 ratings
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3.48 avg rating — 310 ratings
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4.09 avg rating — 702 ratings
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4.17 avg rating — 6 ratings
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4.80 avg rating — 25 ratings
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3.66 avg rating — 142 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 536 ratings
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3.74 avg rating — 4,790 ratings
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3.47 avg rating — 2,528 ratings
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81

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3.93 avg rating — 180 ratings
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3.43 avg rating — 83 ratings
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4.13 avg rating — 1,248 ratings
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3.62 avg rating — 561 ratings
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4.31 avg rating — 612 ratings
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86

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3.49 avg rating — 565 ratings
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3.88 avg rating — 12,022 ratings
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3.90 avg rating — 1,207 ratings
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4.12 avg rating — 5,710 ratings
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3.65 avg rating — 103 ratings
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91

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4.42 avg rating — 12 ratings
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3.69 avg rating — 13 ratings
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4.31 avg rating — 61 ratings
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3.29 avg rating — 83 ratings
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4.22 avg rating — 86 ratings
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4.04 avg rating — 381 ratings
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3.73 avg rating — 129 ratings
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really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 7 ratings
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4.33 avg rating — 12 ratings
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3.87 avg rating — 146 ratings
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176 books · 273 voters · list created August 5th, 2012 by Scintilla (votes) .
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Scintilla 3529 books
31 friends
P.J. 648 books
41 friends
Don 539 books
3 friends
Magda 8 books
36 friends
Ben 1078 books
72 friends
Bettie 15464 books
120 friends
Susanna - Censored by GoodReads 3166 books
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Des 1997 books
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message 1: by Ava (new)

Ava Ava wrote: "Which one of these would you recommend for someone with no background knowledge in philosophy? (except Sophie's World)"


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Ava Thanks


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