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Magee, Bryan

Overview
Works: 248 works in 934 publications in 10 languages and 19,883 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biography  Introductions  Records and correspondence 
Roles: Producer, Interviewer, Host, Interviewee, Creator
Classifications: B74, 190
Publication Timeline
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Publications about Bryan Magee
Publications by Bryan Magee
Most widely held works by Bryan Magee
The story of philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )
26 editions published between 1998 and 2010 in English and held by 2,137 libraries worldwide
"The essential guide to the history of western philosophy."
The philosophy of Schopenhauer by Bryan Magee( Book )
46 editions published between 1983 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,590 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 )
29 editions published between 1978 and 1992 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,483 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 )
25 editions published between 1987 and 2001 in English and held by 1,232 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 )
27 editions published between 1968 and 2009 in English and German and held by 1,225 libraries worldwide
Modern British philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )
36 editions published between 1971 and 1986 in English and Undetermined and held by 896 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 )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 664 libraries worldwide
And he unflinchingly confronts the Wagner whose paranoia, egocentricity, and anti-Semitism are as repugnant as his achievements are glorious."--BOOK JACKET
Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )
12 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in 4 languages and held by 513 libraries worldwide
Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )
47 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 503 libraries worldwide
One in twenty; a study of homosexuality in men and women by Bryan Magee( Book )
17 editions published between 1966 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 libraries worldwide
The new radicalism by Bryan Magee( Book )
10 editions published between 1962 and 1963 in English and held by 429 libraries worldwide
Philosophy and the real world : an introduction to Karl Popper by Bryan Magee( Book )
11 editions published between 1973 and 1994 in English and held by 409 libraries worldwide
Vindications : essays on romantic music by Deryck Cooke( Book )
7 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 381 libraries worldwide
The democratic revolution by Bryan Magee( Book )
11 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in 3 languages and held by 303 libraries worldwide
The story of thought by Bryan Magee( Book )
4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 257 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 244 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). Plato's political philosophy is discussed within the context of the nation of the ideal state -- a political utopia ruled by philosopher-kings
Wagner and philosophy by Bryan Magee( Book )
15 editions published between 2000 and 2002 in English and held by 234 libraries worldwide
Talking philosophy : dialogues with fifteen leading philosophers by Bryan Magee( Book )
5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 220 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 214 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 197 libraries worldwide
Bernard Williams examines Descartes's theory of knowledge and his use of skeptical inquiry to affirm reality, including the existence of God
 
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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 (398)
German (2)
Danish (2)
Swedish (2)
Spanish (2)
Turkish (2)
Chinese (1)
Japanese (1)
Persian (1)
Hebrew (1)
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