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The story of philosophy

1st American ed.

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Published by DK Pub. in New York .
Written in English

About the Edition

"The essential guide to the history of western philosophy."

Table of Contents

Introduction. An invitation to philosophy
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 ; Newton ; Machiavelli ; Francis Bacon ; Hobbes
The great rationalists. Descartes ; Spinoza ; Leibniz
The great empiricists. Locke ; Berkeley ; Hume ; Burke
Revolutionary French thinkers. Voltaire ; Diderot ; Rousseau
A golden century of German philosophy. Kant ; Schopenhauer ; Some comparisons of East and West ; Ficht ; Schelling ; Hegel ; Marx ; Nietzsche
Democracy and philosophy. The Utilitarians ; The American Pragmatists
20th century philosophy. Frege and modern logic ; Russell and analytic philosophy ; Wittgenstein and linguistic philosophy ; Existentialism ; Bergson and recent French philosophy ; Popper ; The future of philosophy.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-233) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
190
Library of Congress
B74 .M24 1998

The Physical Object

Pagination
240 p. :
Number of pages
240

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL24776974M
Internet Archive
storyofphilosoph00mage
ISBN 10
078943511X
ISBN 13
9780789435118
LC Control Number
98003780
OCLC/WorldCat
38752892
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