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Philosophy in the modern world

Author: Anthony Kenny
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
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"Here is the concluding volume of Sir Anthony Kenny's monumental four-volume history of philosophy, the first major single-author narrative history to appear for several decades. In this volume, Kenny tells the fascinating story of the development of philosophy in the modern world, from the early nineteenth century to the end of the millennium. Alongside (and intertwined with) extraordinary scientific advances,  Read more...
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Kenny, Anthony, 1931-
Philosophy in the modern world.
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
(OCoLC)695913106
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Kenny
ISBN: 9780198752790 0198752792
OCLC Number: 78988796
Description: xv, 347 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Bentham to Nietzsche --
Peirce to Strawson --
Freud to Derrida --
Logic --
Language --
Epistemology --
Metaphysics --
Philosophy of mind --
Ethics --
Aesthetics --
Political philosophy --
God.
Responsibility: Anthony Kenny.
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Tells the story of the development of philosophy from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. Featuring illustrations, this book introduces the ideas of such extraordinary thinkers as  Read more...

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