It is the mark of an educated mind to be able to entertain a thought without accepting it.' - Aristotle Philosophy showcases the major philosophers of the western tradition. Written with the general reader in mind, it provides an ideal introduction to their ideas and the effect those ideas have had on the wider world. Concise and informative, the text introduces the basic concepts behind each philosopher's work together with biographical and historical details. Both easy-to-use and a stimulating read, this book is an ideal reference for anybody interested in philosophy, and especially for those who want a clear, entertaining exposition of the ideas that shape the way we think. Key features: . A-Z format, covering the ideas of many of history's most influential thinkers, from Aristotle and Cicero to controversial contemporary philosophers such as Peter Singer and Jacques Derrida . At-a-glance summaries of the major works of each philosopher featured . Fully illustrated
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by Philip Stokes
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by on October 01, 2016
- Arcturus Publishing, August 2011
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