Books written by Oscar Zarate


Introducing Rousseau

Totem Books | July 17, 2019 | 176 pages
Unique graphic introductions to big ideas and thinkers, written by experts in the field.  More Info

Introducing Evolutionary Psychology

Icon Books | September 2, 2010 | 176 pages
How did the mind evolve? How does the human mind differ from the minds of our ancestors, and from the minds of our nearest relatives, the apes? What are the universal features of the human mind, and why are they designed the way they are? If our minds are built by selfish genes, why are we so... More Info

Introducing Machiavelli

Icon Books | January 1, 2012 | 174 pages
Illustrated guide to the crucial Italian philosopher and author of The Prince. 'Machiavellian' is a popular byword for treachery and opportunism. Machiavelli's classic book on statecraft, The Prince, published over 400 years ago, remains controversial to this day because of its electrifying... More Info

Introducing Stephen Hawking

Totem Books | July 17, 2019 | 174 pages
Chronicles the life and achievements of the famous physicist in graphic novel format.  More Info

Introducing Existentialism

Icon Books | January 14, 2014 | 176 pages
Richard Appignanesi goes on a personal quest of Existentialism in its original state. He begins with Camus' question of suicide: 'Must life have a meaning to be lived?' Is absurdity at the heart of Existentialism? Or is Sartre right: is Existentialism 'the least scandalous, most technically... More Info

Introducing Quantum Theory

Totem Books | July 17, 2019 | 175 pages
Presents an introduction to the key concepts and figures associated with quantum theory.  More Info


Totem Books | April 15, 2009 | 176 pages
Explores, in graphic novel format, Karl Marx's life, history, original philosophy, politics, and criticism of capitalism that inspired vast twentieth century revolutions.  More Info

Introducing the Freud Wars Graph

Icon Books | December 11, 2012 | 176 pages
A witty, graphic glimpse behind the demonised myths to the heart of a red-hot debate.  More Info