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101 great philosophers : makers of modern thought

Author: Madsen Pirie
Publisher: New York : MJF Books, ©2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book provides a sparkling insight into the lives and times of each philosopher covered - explaining just why what they had to say was so innovative and inspiring. Essential reading for anyone coming to the subject for the first time, this book is an indispensible introduction to the most important ideas in the history of western thought.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Madsen Pirie
ISBN: 9781606710708 1606710702
OCLC Number: 827725606
Notes: Originally published by Continuum in 2009.
Includes index.
Description: x, 204 pages ; 21 cm
Contents: Thales --
Anaximander --
Pythagoras --
Xenophanes --
Heraclitus --
Parmenides --
Anaxagoras --
Empedocles --
Protagoras --
Zeno --
Diogenes --
Socrates --
Democritus --
Antisthenes --
Plato --
Aristotle --
Epicurus --
Aristarchus --
Archimedes --
Seneca --
Epictetus --
Ptolemy --
Marcus Aurelius --
Sextus Empiricus --
Plotinus --
Saint Augustine of Hippo --
St. Anselm --
Roger Bacon --
Thomas Aquinas --
William of Occam (Ockham) --
Francesco Petrarch --
Desiderius Erasmus --
Niccolo Machiavelli --
Galileo Galilei --
Thomas Hobbes --
René Descartes --
Blaise Pascal --
John Locke --
Benedict de Spinoza --
Isaac Newton --
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz --
Giambattista Vico --
Bernard Mandeville --
Bishop (George) Berkeley --
Charles, Baron de Montesquieu --
Voltaire (François-Marie Arouet) --
Benjamin Franklin --
David Hume --
Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
Denis Diderot --
Adam Ferguson --
Adam Smith --
Immanuel Kant --
Edmund Burke --
Thomas Jefferson --
Johann Herder. Jeremy Bentham --
Wilhelm Hegel --
Arthur Schopenhauer --
Mary Shelley --
Auguste Comte --
Frédéric Bastiat --
Ludwig Feuerbach --
John Stuart Mill --
Harriet Taylor Mill --
Charles Darwin --
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon --
Søren Kierkegaard --
Mikhail Bakunin --
Karl Marx --
Herbert Spencer --
Charles Peirce --
William James --
Friedrich Nietzsche --
John Dewey --
Edmund Husserl --
Max Weber --
Bertrand Russell --
G.E. Moore --
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin --
Erwin Schrödinger --
Martin Heidegger --
Ludwig Wittgenstein --
Herbert Marcuse --
Friedrich Hayek --
Gilbert Ryle --
Michael Oakeshott --
Karl Popper --
Arthur Koestler --
Ayn Rand --
Jean-Paul Sartre --
Hannah Arendt --
H.L.A. Hart --
Isaiah Berlin --
A.J. Ayer --
John Rawls --
Thomas Kuhn --
Michel Foucault --
Noam Chomsky --
Jacques Derrida --
Robert Nozick.
Other Titles: One hundred one great philosophers
Responsibility: Madsen Pirie.

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This book provides a sparkling insight into the lives and times of each philosopher covered - explaining just why what they had to say was so innovative and inspiring. Essential reading for anyone coming to the subject for the first time, this book is an indispensible introduction to the most important ideas in the history of western thought.

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