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The story of philosophy

Author: Bryan Magee
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., 1998.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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"The essential guide to the history of western philosophy."
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Magee
ISBN: 078943511X 9780789435118
OCLC Number: 38752892
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 28 cm
Contents: Introduction. An invitation to philosophy --
The Greeks and their world. Before Socrates ; Socrates ; Plato ; Aristotle ; The Cynics ; The Sceptics ; The Epicureans ; The Stoics --
Christianity and philosophy. Saint Augustine ; Medieval philosophy --
The beginnings of modern science. Copernicus ; Newton ; Machiavelli ; Francis Bacon ; Hobbes --
The great rationalists. Descartes ; Spinoza ; Leibniz --
The great empiricists. Locke ; Berkeley ; Hume ; Burke --
Revolutionary French thinkers. Voltaire ; Diderot ; Rousseau --
A golden century of German philosophy. Kant ; Schopenhauer ; Some comparisons of East and West ; Ficht ; Schelling ; Hegel ; Marx ; Nietzsche --
Democracy and philosophy. The Utilitarians ; The American Pragmatists --
20th century philosophy. Frege and modern logic ; Russell and analytic philosophy ; Wittgenstein and linguistic philosophy ; Existentialism ; Bergson and recent French philosophy ; Popper ; The future of philosophy.
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