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Story of philosophy : the essential guide to the history of western philosphy

Author: Bryan Magee; Chuck Wills
Publisher: London : Dorling Kindersley, 1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Am. edView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bryan Magee; Chuck Wills
ISBN: 0789444550 9780789444554 0888506635 9780888506634 078943511X 9780789435118
OCLC Number: 780001544
Notes: "A Quality Paperback Bookclub exclusive."--Title page verso.
Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 28 cm
Contents: The Greeks and their world: Before Socrates --
Socrates --
Plato --
Aristotle --
The Cynics --
The Sceptics --
The Epicureans --
The Stoics. Christianity and philosophy: Saint Augustine --
Medieval philosophy. The beginnings of modern science: Copernicus to Newton --
Machiavelli --
Francis Bacon --
Hobbes. The great rationalists: Descartes --
Spinoza --
Leibniz. Democracy and philosophy: The Utilitarians --
The American Pragmatists. 20th-Century philosophy: Frege and modern logic --
Russell and analytic philosophy --
Existentialism --
Bergson and recent French philosophy --
Popper --
The future of philosophy. Glossary --
Guide to further reading --
Index --
Acknowledgments.
Other Titles: Essential guide to the history of western philosphy.
Responsibility: by Bryan Magee ; U.S. editor, Chuck Wills.

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