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Great thinkers A-Z

Author: Julian Baggini; Jeremy Stangroom
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2004.
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Great thinkers A-Z brings together 101 lively and concise snapshots of the people who have shaped Western thought from ancient times to today. The key figures from all major Western philosophical traditions and periods are here. Also included are other major thinkers, such as Freud, Darwin and Einstein, Who, while not philosophers themseleves, have nevertheless had a major impact on philosophy. Togehter, these  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biographie
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Great thinkers A-Z.
London ; New York : Continuum, 2004
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julian Baggini; Jeremy Stangroom
ISBN: 0826467423 9780826467423 0826473261 9780826473264
OCLC Number: 53879369
Description: vi, 275 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Theodor Adorno --
St Thomas Aquinas --
Hannah Arendt --
Aristotle --
St Augustine of Hippo --
Avicenna --
A.J. Ayer --
Francis Bacon --
Simone de Beauvoir --
Walter Benjamin --
Jeremy Bentham --
Henri Bergson --
George Berkeley --
Franz Brentano --
Joseph Butler --
Albert Camus --
Rudolf Carnap --
Noam Chomsky --
Paul Churchland --
Helene Cixous --
R.G. Collingwood --
Auguste Comte --
Charles Darwin --
Donald Davidson --
Gilles Deleuze --
Daniel Dennett --
Jacques Derrida --
Rene Descartes --
John Dewey --
Wilhelm Dilthey --
Albert Einstein --
Desiderius Erasmus --
Michel Foucault --
Gottlob Frege --
Sigmund Freud --
Hans-Georg Gadamer --
Mahatma Gandhi --
Kurt Godel --
Jurgen Habermas --
F.A. Hayek --
Georg Hegel --
Martin Heidegger --
Thomas Hobbes --
David Hume --
Edmund Husserl --
Luce Irigaray --
William James --
Immanuel Kant --
Soren Kierkegaard --
Saul Kripke --
Thomas Kuhn --
Jacques Lacan --
Gottfried Leibniz --
Emmanuel Levinas --
David Lewis --
John Locke --
Niccolo Machiavelli --
Alasdair MacIntyre --
Karl Marx --
Maurice Merleau-Ponty --
John Stuart Mill --
Michel de Montaigne --
G.E. Moore --
Thomas Nagel --
Friedrich Neitzsche --
Robert Nozick --
Martha Nussbaum --
Thomas Paine --
Blaise Pascal --
Charles Peirce --
Plato --
Plotinus --
Karl Popper --
Hilary Putnam --
Pythagoras --
Willard Van Orman Quine --
Frank Ramsey --
John Rawls --
Richard Rorty --
Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
Bertrand Russell --
Gilbert Ryle --
George Santayana --
Jean-Paul Sartre.
Responsibility: edited by Julian Baggini and Jeremy Stangroom.


Bringing together 100 short, accessible snapshots, this text details the people who have shaped western thought, from the ancient Greeks to today. The snapshots, written by the world's leading  Read more...


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"The entries are fairly easy to read and do offer a credible summary of each philosopher's contribution." - American Reference Books Annual, Vol. 36, 2005 * American Reference Books Annual * "If you Read more...

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