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Magee, Bryan

Overview
Works: 194 works in 982 publications in 19 languages and 19,882 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Introductions  Records and correspondence  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Producer, Interviewer, Host, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: B804, 190
Publication Timeline
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The story of philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )
62 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in 13 languages and held by 2,366 libraries worldwide
"The essential guide to the history of western philosophy."
The philosophy of Schopenhauer by Bryan Magee( Book )
53 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,706 libraries worldwide
Magee includes a brief biography of Schopenhauer, a systematic exposition of his thought, and a critical discussion of the problems to which it gives rise and of its influence on a wide range of thinkers and artists
Men of ideas by Bryan Magee( Book )
54 editions published between 1972 and 2004 in 7 languages and held by 1,551 libraries worldwide
Fifteen dialogues drawn from the highly acclaimed BBC series review the tenets and theories of moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language and the philosophy of science
The great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )
39 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in 4 languages and held by 1,277 libraries worldwide
The author interviews modern philosophers and writers such as Martha Nussbaum and Peter Singer on the major figures in the history of Western philosophy, from Plato and Aristotle to Russell and Wittgenstein
Aspects of Wagner by Bryan Magee( Book )
36 editions published between 1968 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,255 libraries worldwide
Zes essays over het werk van de Duitse componist Richard Wagner (1813-1883)
Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )
98 editions published between 1970 and 2000 in 13 languages and held by 1,206 libraries worldwide
Overzicht van de ideeën van de Oostenrijks-Engelse wijsgeer (1902-1994) over de wetenschap en de maatschappij
Modern British philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )
47 editions published between 1971 and 1996 in 3 languages and held by 914 libraries worldwide
The dialogue, combining informality with elements of drama, has been a favored form with philosophers since Plato; it lays bare the discussion, argument, and criticism which are part of the very subject-matter of philosophy. In this book some of the most distinguished philosophers in present-day Britain carry on the best traditions of the form. A.J. Ayer, Karl Popper, Gilbert Ryle and Peter Strawson, in dialogue with Bryan Magee, give authoritative introductions to their own work, even to the extent of saying what they think has been wrong with it
The Tristan chord : Wagner and philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )
12 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 663 libraries worldwide
And he unflinchingly confronts the Wagner whose paranoia, egocentricity, and anti-Semitism are as repugnant as his achievements are glorious."--BOOK JACKET
The new radicalism by Bryan Magee( Book )
15 editions published between 1962 and 1965 in English and German and held by 447 libraries worldwide
One in twenty; a study of homosexuality in men and women by Bryan Magee( Book )
19 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 437 libraries worldwide
Philosophy and the real world : an introduction to Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )
15 editions published between 1973 and 2001 in English and Japanese and held by 412 libraries worldwide
Vindications : essays on romantic music by Deryck Cooke( Book )
7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 382 libraries worldwide
The democratic revolution by Bryan Magee( Book )
18 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and German and held by 331 libraries worldwide
The story of thought by Bryan Magee( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 266 libraries worldwide
Wagner and philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )
19 editions published between 2000 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 255 libraries worldwide
Bryan Magee talks to Myles Burnyeat about Plato by Bryan Magee( visu )
10 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 228 libraries worldwide
Analyzes the dialogues of Plato. Seeing Plato's ideas initially as extentions of those of his teacher Socrates, Burnyeat explains the development and content of Plato's original doctrines of knowledge as virtue, the immortality and tripartite division of the soul, and the theory of forms (ideas)
Talking philosophy : dialogues with fifteen leading philosophers by Bryan Magee( Book )
6 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 226 libraries worldwide
Based on a highly successful BBC television series, this book presents fifteen dialogues between author and broadcaster Bryan Magee and some of the most important thinkers of the twentieth century. Isaiah Berlin considers the fundamental question, "What is philosophy?," A.J. Ayer reviews logical positivism, and Iris Murdoch talks about the relation between philosophy and literature. Moral philosophy, political philosophy, the philosophy of language, and the philosophy of science are all treated in depth by the thinkers who have shaped these fields--including Noam Chomsky, W.V.O. Quine, and Herbert Marcuse. Written in an informal, conversational style, even the most difficult philosophical ideas are made accessible to the general reader
Bryan Magee talks to Martha Nussbaum about Aristotle by Bryan Magee( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 195 libraries worldwide
In this program, a far-reaching philosophical ideas of Plato's star pupil are examined by Martha Nussbaum. Aristotle overcomes Plato's dualism of the intelligence and sensible worlds with his principle of the separate nature of eternal matter and form. The principles of potentiality and actuality are examined along with Aristotle's theory of the four causes - material, formal, efficient and final-which account for changes in all things
Bryan Magee talks to Bernard Williams about Descartes by Bryan Magee( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2008 in English and held by 183 libraries worldwide
Bernard Williams examines Descartes's theory of knowledge and his use of skeptical inquiry to affirm reality, including the existence of God
Bryan Magee talks to J.P. Stern about Nietzsche by Bryan Magee( visu )
9 editions published between 1987 and 2004 in English and held by 171 libraries worldwide
In this program J.P. Stern discusses Nietzsche concepts as the genesis of existentialism, and as the root philosophies of facist political movements
 
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Alternative Names
Magee, Bryan
Megi, Braiens 1930-
מגי, בריאן. מרקס, רינה. זולטי, ויולה
براين ماجي
マギー, ブライアン
Languages
English (457)
German (30)
Spanish (30)
Turkish (13)
Japanese (12)
Chinese (11)
Italian (11)
Dutch (10)
Polish (7)
Portuguese (5)
Swedish (3)
Persian (2)
Danish (2)
Korean (1)
French (1)
Catalan (1)
Greek, Modern [1453- ] (1)
Hebrew (1)
Czech (1)
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