The Great Philosophers: From Socrates to Foucault

The Great Philosophers: From Socrates to Foucault

by Jeremy Stangroom, James Garvey


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760791967
Publisher: Sterling
Publication date: 05/19/2007
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 10.28(w) x 7.48(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Dr Jeremy Stangroom is a founding editor of The Philosopher's Magazine, one of the world's most popular philosophy publications. He has written and/or edited numerous books, including New Philosophy, What Philosophers Think and Great Thinkers A-Z. He is a frequent contributor to New Humanist magazine, and he is also the editor of the Royal Institute of Philosophy website.

Table of Contents

Ancient & Medieval

Socrates 8

Plato 12

Aristotle 16

Marcus Aurelius 20

Saint Thomas Aquinas 24


Niccolò Machiavelli 28

Francis Bacon 32

17th Century

Thomas Hobbes 36

René Descartes 40

Blaise Pascal 44

John Locke 48

Baruch Spinoza 52

Gottfried Leibniz 56

18th Century

George Berkeley 60

Voltaire 64

David Hume 68

Jean-Jacques Rousseau 72

Immanuel Kant 76

Thomas Paine 80

Jeremy Bentham 84

Georg Hegel 88

19th Century

Arthur Schopenhauer 92

John Stuart Mill 96

Søren Kierkegaard 100

Karl Marx 104

Charles Sanders Peirce 108

William James 112

Friedrich Nietzsche 116

Edmund Husserl 120

John Dewey 124

20th Century

Bertrand Russell 128

Ludwig Wittgenstein 132

Martin Heidegger 136

Sir Karl Popper 140

Jean-Paul Sartre 144

AJ Ayer 148

Michel Foucault 152

Index 156

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