An Introduction to Western Philosophy [NOOK Book]

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Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.

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An Introduction to Western Philosophy

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Overview

Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.

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Product Details

  • BN ID: 2940011243905
  • Publisher: Matt McGinniss
  • Publication date: 3/20/2011
  • Sold by: Smashwords
  • Format: eBook
  • Sales rank: 877,444
  • File size: 192 KB

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Matt McGinniss is a writer, educator and entrepreneur. He has traveled extensively throughout Asia, North American and Europe. He currently lives in Perth, Western Australia.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 16, 2012

    A Perfect Starting Point

    This book gives plenty of information for those lighty interested in philosophy. It is written in a way anyone can understand. For those wanting depth, this book gives a great over view to help you pick who or what you want to learn more about. -- RDL

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 12, 2012

    A must read...

    Great. Inciteful. Informative.

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  • Posted June 9, 2011

    Excellent introduction

    Great book to read as an introduction to Western Philosophy. Clear and insightful. Highly Recommended.

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  • Posted March 17, 2012

    Very readable but short introduction

    Not a lot of meat here but still very useful as an overview. Might lead some to seek a deeper understanding in more informative works, and I am sure that's its purpose.

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  • Posted March 13, 2012

    Short overviews of major philosophers

    Helpful brief info. Worth a look.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 7, 2012

    Great

    This has given me so much information on a subject thats hard to describe so thnx

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  • Posted June 7, 2011

    Superb, great starter book

    Learn briefly about western philosophers.

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