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The philosophers : introducing great western thinkers

Author: Ted Honderich
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Introduces some of the most brilliant minds in history and shows the enduring fascination of their ideas, which shaped our civilization. This title offers illuminating tours through the lives and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Aufsatzsammlung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ted Honderich
ISBN: 0192854186 9780192854186 0198238614 9780198238614
OCLC Number: 53833816
Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: 288 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: Socrates / C.C.W. Taylor --
Plato / David Bostock --
Aristotle / David Charles --
Augustine / Christopher Kirwan --
Aquinas / Alexander Broadie --
Hobbes / Bernard Gert --
Descartes / John Cottingham --
Spinoza / T.L.S. Sprigge --
Locke / Roger Woolhouse --
Leibniz / R.C. Sleigh, Jr. --
Berkeley / Geoffrey Warnock --
Hume / Justin Broackes --
Kant / Henry E. Allison --
Bentham / Ross Harrison --
Hegel / Peter Singer --
Schopenhauer / T.L.S. Sprigge --
Kierkegaard / Alastair Hannay --
Mill / John Skorupski --
Marx / Allen Wood --
Nietzsche / Richard Schacht --
Peirce / C.J. Hookway --
James / T.L.S. Sprigge --
Frege / Anthony Kenny --
Husserl / M.J. Inwood --
Russell / Mark Sainsbury --
Wittgenstein / Peter Hacker --
Heidegger / M.J. Inwood --
Sartre / Thomas Baldwin.
Responsibility: edited by Ted Honderich.

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