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The great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophy

Author: Bryan Magee
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The author interviews modern philosophers and writers such as Martha Nussbaum and Peter Singer on the major figures in the history of Western philosophy, from Plato and Aristotle to Russell and Wittgenstein.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
History
Interviews
Introductions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Magee
ISBN: 019289322X 9780192893222
OCLC Number: 44627021
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 352 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Plato / Myles Burnyeat --
Aristotle / Martha Nussbaum --
Medieval philosophy / Anthony Kenny --
Descartes / Bernard Williams --
Spinoza and Leibniz / Anthony Quinton --
Locke and Berkeley / Michael Ayers --
Hume / John Passmore --
Kant / Geoffrey Warnock --
Hegel and Marx / Peter Singer --
Schopenhauer / Frederick Copleston --
Nietzsche / J.P. Stern --
Husserl, Heidegger and Modern existentialism / Hubert Dreyfus --
The American pragmatists / Sidney Morgenbesser --
Frege, Russell and Modern logic / A.J. Ayer --
Wittgenstein / John Searle.
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Beginning with the death of Socrates in 399, and following the story through the centuries to more recent figures such as Bertrand Russell and Wittgenstein, Bryan Magee and fifteen contemporary  Read more...

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