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The story of philosophy

Author: Bryan Magee
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New edView all editions and formats
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This is an illustrated companion to the history of Western thought. It illuminates the major philosophical issues, focuses on the important questions, and analyzes the key works of the great philosophers.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Magee
ISBN: 9781405353335 1405353333
OCLC Number: 489634097
Notes: Previous edition: 1998.
Description: pages cm
Contents: The Greeks and their world --
Christianity and philosophy --
The beginnings of modern science --
The great rationalists --
The great empiricists --
Revolutionary French thinkers --
A golden century of German philosophy --
Democracy and philosophy --
20th-century philosophy.
Responsibility: Bryan Magee.

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Guides us through the history of ideas and thinking, tracing over 2,500 years of Western philosophy from the Ancient Greeks to modern thinkers. This title helps to discover what philosophy is, how  Read more...

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