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The Oxford illustrated history of Western philosophy

The Oxford illustrated history of Western philosophy

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesOxford history of Western philosophy., Western philosophy.
    Statementedited by Anthony Kenny.
    ContributionsKenny, Anthony John Patrick.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination424 p., [16] p. of plates :
    Number of Pages424
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15530688M
    ISBN 100192854402
    OCLC/WorldCa45338259

    First published as A Brief History of Western Philosophy by Blackwell Publishers Ltd This edition first published by Blackwell Publishing Ltd 1 Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data Kenny, Anthony John Patrick. An illustrated brief history of western philosophy / Anthony Kenny.—2nd ed. p. cm. Includes index. The Oxford History of Western Philosophy is the most authoritative single-volume account ever written for the general reader. Engagingly written and astonishingly far-reaching, it provides the consummate introduction to the intellectual bedrock upon which Western civilization is built.

    Written by a team of renowned philosophers, this volume lucidly explains the revolutions in philosophy that continue to shape the way the world is viewed. It explores the connections between great thinkers from Socrates to Sartre and contains hundreds of spectacular illustrations revealing the interweaving of art and philosophy. All from $ An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

      An Illustrated Brief History of WESTERN PHILOSOPHY Anthony Kenny Fifty-two years ago Bertrand Russell wrote a one-volume History of Western Philosophy, which is still in demand. When it was suggested to me that I might write a modern equivalent, I was at first daunted by the challenge. Russell was one of the greatest philosophers of the century, and he . The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy (Trade Paper) at the best online prices at eBay! the book explores how Hume greatly influenced Kant's conception of the "transcendental aesthetic," and how Hegel drew upon the lesser known (but groundbreaking) work of Fichte and Schelling. The Oxford History of Western Philosophy is.


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ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY Part I. The Pre-Socratics 3 Chapter I. The Rise of Greek Civilization 3 Chapter II. The Milesian School 24 Chapter III. Pythagoras. An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy Sir Anthony Kenny This illustrated edition of Sir Anthony Kenny's acclaimed survey of Western philosophy offers the most concise and compelling story of the complete development of philosophy available.

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Written for the general reader by a team of distinguished philosophers, this illustrated book charts the growth of Western philosophy from its ancient beginnings to the present day.Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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