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The great philosophers : an introduction to Western philosophy

Author: Bryan Magee
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988.
Series: Oxford paperbacks
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In this book, based on an acclaimed BBC television series, Bryan Magee discusses the greatest Western philosophers with 15 leading contemporary writers and thinkers. The book begins with Socrates' death in 39 BC, and goes on until the 20th century.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
History
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Magee, Bryan.
Great philosophers.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1988
(OCoLC)648492316
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Magee
ISBN: 0192822012 9780192822017 019289322X 9780192893222
OCLC Number: 18051253
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 352 pages : portraits ; 20 cm
Contents: Preface --
Dialogue 1. Plato --
Dialogue 2. Aristotle --
Dialogue 3. Medieval Philosophy --
Dialogue 4. Descartes --
Dialogue 5. Spinoza and Leibniz --
Dialogue 6. Locke and Berkeley --
Dialogue 7. Hume --
Dialogue 8. Kant --
Dialogue 9. Hegel and Marx --
Dialogue 10. Schopenhauer --
Dialogue 11. Nietzsche --
Dialogue 12. Husserl, Heidegger and Modern Existentialism --
Dialogue 13. The American Pragmatists --
Dialogue 14. Frege, Russell and Modern Logic --
Dialogue 15. Wittgenstein --
Index.
Series Title: Oxford paperbacks
Responsibility: Bryan Magee.
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