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101 great philosophers

makers of modern thought

Published by MJF Books in New York .
Written in English.

About the Edition

This book provides a sparkling insight into the lives and times of each philosopher covered - explaining just why what they had to say was so innovative and inspiring. Essential reading for anyone coming to the subject for the first time, this book is an indispensible introduction to the most important ideas in the history of western thought.

Table of Contents

Thales --
Anaximander --
Pythagoras --
Xenophanes --
Heraclitus --
Parmenides --
Anaxagoras --
Empedocles --
Protagoras --
Zeno --
Diogenes --
Socrates --
Democritus --
Antisthenes --
Plato --
Aristotle --
Epicurus --
Aristarchus --
Archimedes --
Seneca --
Epictetus --
Ptolemy --
Marcus Aurelius --
Sextus Empiricus --
Plotinus --
Saint Augustine of Hippo --
St. Anselm --
Roger Bacon --
Thomas Aquinas --
William of Occam -- (Ockham)
Francesco Petrarch --
Desiderius Erasmus --
Niccolo Machiavelli --
Galileo Galilei --
Thomas Hobbes --
René Descartes --
Blaise Pascal --
John Locke --
Benedict de Spinoza --
Isaac Newton --
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz --
Giambattista Vico --
Bernard Mandeville --
Bishop -- (George) Berkeley
Charles, Baron de Montesquieu --
Voltaire -- (François-Marie Arouet)
Benjamin Franklin --
David Hume --
Jean-Jacques Rousseau --
Denis Diderot --
Adam Ferguson --
Adam Smith --
Immanuel Kant --
Edmund Burke --
Thomas Jefferson --
Johann Herder.
Jeremy Bentham --
Wilhelm Hegel --
Arthur Schopenhauer --
Mary Shelley --
Auguste Comte --
Frédéric Bastiat --
Ludwig Feuerbach --
John Stuart Mill --
Harriet Taylor Mill --
Charles Darwin --
Pierre-Joseph Proudhon --
Søren Kierkegaard --
Mikhail Bakunin --
Karl Marx --
Herbert Spencer --
Charles Peirce --
William James --
Friedrich Nietzsche --
John Dewey --
Edmund Husserl --
Max Weber --
Bertrand Russell --
G.E. Moore --
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin --
Erwin Schrödinger --
Martin Heidegger --
Ludwig Wittgenstein --
Herbert Marcuse -- Friedrich Hayek --
Gilbert Ryle --
Michael Oakeshott --
Karl Popper --
Arthur Koestler --
Ayn Rand --
Jean-Paul Sartre --
Hannah Arendt --
H.L.A. Hart --
Isaiah Berlin --
A.J. Ayer --
John Rawls --
Thomas Kuhn --
Michel Foucault --
Noam Chomsky --
Jacques Derrida --
Robert Nozick.

Edition Notes

Originally published by Continuum in 2009.

Includes index.

Other Titles
One hundred one great philosophers

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
190
Library of Congress
B104 .P57 2009

The Physical Object

Pagination
x, 204 pages ;
Number of pages
204

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL26452389M
Internet Archive
101greatphilosop0000piri
ISBN 10
1606710702
ISBN 13
9781606710708
OCLC/WorldCat
827725606
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