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An illustrated brief history of western philosophy

Author: Anthony Kenny
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.
Edition/Format:   book_printbook : English : [Illustrated ed. ]View all editions and formats
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An illustrated edition of Sir Anthony Kenny's survey of Western philosophy, presenting a comprehensive overview of the complete development of philosophy throughout history.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Kenny
ISBN: 1405141794 9781405141796 1405141808 9781405141802
OCLC Number: 63660076
Description: xvi, 404 pages, 16 pages of plates : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Philosophy in its infancy --
The Athens of Socrates --
The philosophy of Plato --
The system of Aristotle --
Greek philosophy after Aristotle --
Early Christian philosophy --
Early medieval philosophy --
Philosophy in the thirteenth century --
Oxford philosophers --
Renaissance philosophy --
The age of Descartes --
English philosophy in the seventeenth century --
Continental philosophy in the age of Louis XIV --
British philosophy in the eighteenth century --
The Enlightenment --
The critical philosophy of Kant --
German idealism and materialism --
The utilitarians --
Three nineteenth century philosophers --
Three modern masters --
Logic and the foundations of mathematics --
The philosophy of Wittgenstein.
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