I Think Therefore I Am, Existentialism, Dialectical Materialism? The Socratic Method and Deconstruction? Sure, you know what they all mean. That is, youÔÇÖve certainly heard of them. But do you know enough about them to join a dinner party debate or dazzle the bar with your knowledge? 30-second Philosophies takes a revolutionary approach to getting a grip on the 50 most significant schools of philosophy. The book challenges leading thinkers to quit fretting about the meaning of meaning for a while and explain the most complex philosophical ideas ÔÇô using nothing more than 300 words, and a metaphorical image.