Three Very Short Introductions have been published online this month. Find out more:
- Geoffrey Chaucer: A Very Short Introduction, by David Wallace, introduces the life, performance, and poetry of Chaucer, and analyses his astonishing and enduring appeal, including what made his writing unique.
- Secularism: A Very Short Introduction, by Andrew Copson, tells the story of secularism and considers its role when engaging with some of the most contentious political and legal issues of our time.
- Socrates: A Very Short Introduction (new edition), by C.C.W. Taylor, explores Socrates’ life and his philosophical activity, before considering the responses his philosophical doctrines have evoked in the centuries since his death.