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50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing: Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books
     

50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing: Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books

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by Tom Butler-Bowdon
 

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A stunning survey of the "king of disciplines," 50 Philosophy Classics seeks to enlighten and explain, rather than merely instruct. Tom Butler-Bowdon has compiled a remarkable group of thinkers and their seminal works to serve as a lively entry point to the field of philosophy. Analyses of ancient and modern philosophers show how philosophy helped shape the

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A stunning survey of the "king of disciplines," 50 Philosophy Classics seeks to enlighten and explain, rather than merely instruct. Tom Butler-Bowdon has compiled a remarkable group of thinkers and their seminal works to serve as a lively entry point to the field of philosophy. Analyses of ancient and modern philosophers show how philosophy helped shape the events human history.

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"This book explains and discusses briefly, but with remarkable lucidity, some of the ideas of fifty philosophical thinkers from ancient times to the present-day. Complex views on a whole range of important and enduring issues are made accessible to the general reader...The book is enjoyable and instructive."—C.L. Ten, Professor of Philosophy, National University of Singapore"

50 Philosophy Classics is an impressively wide-ranging compendium of nutshell clarity. It strikes just the right balance between accurate explication, insightful contextual analysis, and breezy illustrative anecdote."—Dr. Phil Oliver, Department of Philosophy, Middle Tennessee State University

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781857885965
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
01/04/2013
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
340,438
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Tom Butler-Bowdon is an expert on the literature of possibility, covering philosophy, psychology, prosperity, spirituality, motivation and self-help. USA Today described him as a true scholar of this type of literature. His first book, 50 Self-Help Classics, won the Benjamin Franklin Award and was a Foreword magazine Book of the Year. The 50 Classics series has sold over 300,000 copies and has been published in 23 languages. A graduate of the London School of Economics and the University of Sydney he divides his time between Oxford and Sydney.

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