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A young person's guide to philosophy : "I think, therefore I am"

Author: Jeremy Weate
Publisher: New York : DK Pub., ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Introduces over twenty-five of the world's greatest philosophers and presents a simple version of the tenets of philosophy.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Weate, Jeremy.
Young person's guide to philosophy.
New York : DK Pub., ©1998
(OCoLC)698026646
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Weate
ISBN: 0789430746 9780789430748
OCLC Number: 37457844
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 64 p. : col. ill., map ; 29 cm.
Contents: The history of Western philosophy through the lives of great philosophers: The early Greeks: Thales, Anaximander, Anaximenes, Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Empedocles --
Socrates --
Plato --
Aristotle --
Epicurus and Zeno --
Hypatia --
St. Thomas Aquinas --
Rene Descarte --
Baruch Spinoza --
John Locke --
David Hume --
Immanual Kant --
G.W.F. Hegel --
Friedrich Nietzsche --
Edmund Husserl --
John Dewey --
Ludwig Wittgenstein --
Jean-Paul Sartre and Simone de Beauvoir --
Philosophy today: Foucault, Derrida, Popper, Kuhn, Feyerabend, Horkheimer, Adorno, Marcuse ---
Schools of philosophy: Socrates: the father of Western philosophy --
The Pre-Socratic philosophers --
Greek schools after Socrates --
The idealists --
The materialists --
The scholastics --
The rationalists --
The empiricists --
The pragmatists --
The phenomenologists --
The existentialists --
Feminist philosophers --
The postmodernists.
Other Titles: Guide to philosophy
Responsibility: consultant editor, Jeremy Weate ; illustrated by Peter Lawman.

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Introduces over twenty-five of the world's greatest philosophers and presents a simple version of the tenets of philosophy.

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