Thomas Nagel, What does it all mean? (Oxford, 1989)

Nigel Warburton, Philosophy: The Basics

Nigel Warburton, A Little History of Philosophy

Stephen Law, The Philosophy Gym

Simon Blackburn, Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1999)

Primary sources

The following is a must-have if you are serious about Philosophy, as it provides you with primary source texts from many major philosophers. Dipping into this book is very much encouraged.

Nigel Warburton (ed.) Philosophy: Basic Readings.

More advanced reading

Jonathan Rée, Witcraft: a History of Philosophy in English