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Fifty Major Philosophers: A Reference Guide

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Synopsis:

It has been said that all Western philosophy is a series of footnotes to Plato, but this book takes a more accommodating view in selecting the fifty figures who have made the largest contributions to the development of our reflection upon the world.

Synopsis:

ranging from Plato to Wittgenstein, the thinkers treated include Aristotle, medieval philosophers including those in the Arabic tradition, and modern philosophers from Descartes and Locke to the Continental schools. Designed as a reference tool for students and writers, Fifty Major Philosophers provides brief biographical data on each philosopher as well as extensive exegetical commentary on his work.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780415031356
Subtitle:
A Reference Guide
Author:
Collonson, Diane
Author:
Collinson, Diane
Publisher:
Routledge
Location:
London ;
Subject:
General
Subject:
Biography
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
Western
Subject:
History, Criticism, Surveys
Subject:
Philosophers
Subject:
Philosophers -- Biography.
Subject:
Western x
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references.
Series Volume:
no. 678
Publication Date:
March 1989
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
170
Dimensions:
8.48x5.54x.54 in. .52 lbs.

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Product details 170 pages Routledge - English 9780415031356 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , It has been said that all Western philosophy is a series of footnotes to Plato, but this book takes a more accommodating view in selecting the fifty figures who have made the largest contributions to the development of our reflection upon the world.
"Synopsis" by , ranging from Plato to Wittgenstein, the thinkers treated include Aristotle, medieval philosophers including those in the Arabic tradition, and modern philosophers from Descartes and Locke to the Continental schools. Designed as a reference tool for students and writers, Fifty Major Philosophers provides brief biographical data on each philosopher as well as extensive exegetical commentary on his work.
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