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A new history of Western philosophy : in four parts

Author: Anthony Kenny
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here readers will find not only an authoritative guide to the history of philosophy, but also a compelling introduction to every major area of philosophical inquiry. --from publisher description.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Kenny
ISBN: 9780199589883 0199589887 9780199656493 0199656495
OCLC Number: 690907049
Description: xvii, 1058 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Ancient philosophy --
pt. 2. Medieval philosophy --
pt. 3. The rise of modern philosophy --
g pt. 4. Philosphy in the modern world. General Introduction --
Ancient Philosophy --
Beginnings: From Pythagoras to Plato --
Schools of Thought: From Aristotle to Augustine --
How to Argue: Logic --
Knowledge and its Limits: Epistemology --
How Things Happen: Physics --
What there is: Metaphysics --
Soul and Mind --
How to Live: Ethics --
God --
Medieval Philosophy --
Philosophy and Faith: Augustine to Maimonides --
The Schoolmen: From the Twelfth Century to the Renaissance --
Logic and Language --
Knowledge --
Physics --
Metaphysics --
Mind and Soul --
Ethics --
God --
The Rise of Modern Philosophy --
--
Sixteenth-Century Philosophy --
Descartes to Berkeley --
Hume to Hegel --
Knowledge --
Physics --
Metaphysics --
Mind and Soul --
Ethics --
Political Philosophy --
God --
Philosophy in the Modern World --
Bentham to Nietzsche --
Peirce to Strawson --
Freud to Derrida --
Logic --
Language --
Epistemology --
Metaphysics --
Philosophy of Mind --
Ethics --
Aesthetics --
Political Philosophy --
God --
Chronology --
Abbreviations and Conventions.
Other Titles: Western philosophy
Responsibility: Anthony Kenny.

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Sir Anthony Kenny unfolds a magisterial new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad popular readership, Kenny's lucid and stimulating history will become the definitive work for  Read more...

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magesterial work ... a monumental achievement both in terms of history and thematic analysis * Network - Newsletter of the Scientific and Medical Network *

 
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