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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy (Paperback)

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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.
Spanning 2,500 years of thought, An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy provides essential coverage of the most influential philosophers of the Western world, among them Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Jesus, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Darwin, Freud, Frege, Russell, and Wittgenstein.
Replete with over 60 illustrations - ranging from Dufresnoy''s The Death of Socrates, through to the title page of Thomas More''s Utopia, portraits of Hobbes and Rousseau, photographs of Charles Darwin and Bertrand Russell, Freud''s own sketch of the Ego and the Id, and Wittgenstein''s Austrian military identity card - this lucid and masterful work is ideal for anyone with an interest in Western thought.

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Publisher Blackwell Pub
Mfg Part# 9781405141796
SKU 202255035
Format Paperback
ISBN10 1405141794
Release Date 4/10/2007
Product Attributes
Book Format Paperback
Edition 0002
Number of Pages 0404
Publisher Blackwell Publishers
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