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A new history of Western philosophy : in four parts

Author: Anthony Kenny
Publisher: Oxford : Clarendon Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is no less than a guide to the ideas that have undergirded Western civilization for two-and-a-half thousand years. Anthony Kenny tells the story of Western philosophy from ancient Greece to our own day. He introduces us to the great thinkers and their ideas, and pursues themes which have been constant concerns of philosophy. Through this monumental work, we discover how questions asked and answers offered by  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Geschiedenis (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Kenny
ISBN: 9780199656493 0199656495
OCLC Number: 816038261
Notes: Originally published: 2009.
Description: xvii, 1058 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Ancient philosophy --
Medieval philosophy --
The rise of modern philosophy --
Philosophy in the modern world.
Responsibility: Anthony Kenny.

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