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101 Great Philosophers: Makers of Modern Thought / Edition 1

101 Great Philosophers: Makers of Modern Thought / Edition 1

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by Madsen Pirie, Pirie
     
 

ISBN-10: 0826423868

ISBN-13: 9780826423863

Pub. Date: 11/01/2009

Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic

101 Great Philosophers is a concise and accessible guide to 101 of the greatest minds that contributed to the legacy of western philosophy. From the ancient Greeks to present-day thinkers, Madsen Pirie employs concise entries, each on a single page, to give a snapshot of the contribution made by 100 key philosophers to the development of this fascinating

Overview

101 Great Philosophers is a concise and accessible guide to 101 of the greatest minds that contributed to the legacy of western philosophy. From the ancient Greeks to present-day thinkers, Madsen Pirie employs concise entries, each on a single page, to give a snapshot of the contribution made by 100 key philosophers to the development of this fascinating subject. This book provides a sparkling insight into the lives and times of each philosopher covered - explaining just why what they had to say was so innovative and inspiring.

Essential reading for anyone coming to the subject for the first time, this book is an indispensible introduction to the most important ideas in the history of western thought.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780826423863
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Academic
Publication date:
11/01/2009
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
763,126
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

101 Great Philosophers [provisional list]

Anaxagoras

Anaximander

Anselm

Antisthenes

Aquinas

Archimedes

Aristotle

Augustine

Ayer

Bacon

Bakunin

Bastiat

de Beauvoir

Bentham

Berkeley

Burke

Carnap

de Chardin

Chomsky

Comte

Democritus

Derrida

Descartes

Dewey

Diderot

Diogenes

Diogenes Laertius

Empedocles

Empiricus

Epictetus

Epicurus

Erasmus

Ferguson

Feuerbach

Franklin

Galileo

Gasset

Hayek

Hegel

Heidegger

Heraclitus

Hobbes

Hume

James

Jefferson

Kant

Kierkegaard

Koestler

Kuhn

Lakatos

Leibniz

Locke

Machiavelli

Mandeville

Marcus Aurelius

Marcuse

Marx

Mill

Montesquieu

Moore

Newton

Nietzsche

Nozick

Oakeshott

Ockham

Parmenides

Pascal

Peirce

Petrarch

Plato

Plotinus

Popper

Protagoras

Proudhon

Ptolemy

Pythagoras

Quine

Rand

Rawls

Rousseau

Ryle

Russell

Sartre

Schopenhauer

Seneca

Shelley

Smith

Socrates

Spencer

Spinoza

Strawson

Thales

Vico

Voltaire

Weber

Weil

Wittgenstein

Wollstonecraft

Xenophanes

Zeno

List of entries

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