An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition


  • Author: Anthony Kenny
  • Release Date : 2018-10-15
  • Genre: Philosophy
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In 1998, the first edition of Anthony Kenny's comprehensive history of Western philosophy was published, to be met with immediate praise and critical acclaim. As the first book since Bertrand Russell's 1945 A History of Western Philosophy to offer a concise single-author review of the complete history of philosophy from the pre-Socratics to the modern masters of the 20th century, Kenny's work fills a critical gap in the modern philosophy reading list and offers valuable guidance for the general reader of philosophy—an ideal starting point for anyone with an interest in great thinkers and the family lines of philosophical evolution.Widely considered to be one of the most thorough and accessible historical reviews in philosophy, A...

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy  20th Anniversary Edition

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy 20th Anniversary Edition


  • Author : Anthony Kenny
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2018-10-15
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781119531173


An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy 20th Anniversary Edition Book Description :

In 1998, the first edition of Anthony Kenny's comprehensive history of Western philosophy was published, to be met with immediate praise and critical acclaim. As the first book since Bertrand Russell's 1945 A History of Western Philosophy to offer a concise single-author review of the complete history of philosophy from the pre-Socratics to the modern masters of the 20th century, Kenny's work fills a critical gap in the modern philosophy reading list and offers valuable guidance for the general reader of philosophy—an ideal starting point for anyone with an interest in great thinkers and the family lines of philosophical evolution. Widely considered to be one of the most thorough and accessible historical reviews in philosophy, An Illustrated Brief...

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy


  • Author : Anthony Kenny
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release Date : 2009-02-04
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781405178600


An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy Book Description :

This illustrated edition of Sir Anthony Kenny's acclaimed survey ofWestern philosophy offers the most concise and compelling story ofthe complete development of philosophy available. Spanning 2,500 years of thought, An Illustrated Brief History ofWestern Philosophy provides essential coverage of the mostinfluential 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, andWittgenstein. Replete with over 60 illustrations - ranging from Dufresnoy's TheDeath of Socrates, through to the title page of Thomas More'sUtopia, portraits of Hobbes and Rousseau, photographs of CharlesDarw...

A Brief History of Western Philosophy

A Brief History of Western Philosophy


  • Author : Sir Anthony Kenny
  • Publisher : Wiley-Blackwell
  • Release Date : 1998-12-10
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0631201327


A Brief History of Western Philosophy Book Description :

In this lucid and masterful work, the eminent scholar Anthony Kenny offers an indispensable resource - the most concise and compelling story of the complete development of philosophy available....

Western Philosophy

Western Philosophy


  • Author : David Papineau
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release Date : 2004
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015059313596


Western Philosophy Book Description :

Presents the philosophical ideas of some of the most important thinkers throughout history along with a treatment of some of the key concepts of philosophy, such as freedom, conscience, knowledge, equality, and free will....

The Rise of Modern Philosophy

The Rise of Modern Philosophy


  • Author : Anthony Kenny
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Release Date : 2006-06-29
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780198752776


The Rise of Modern Philosophy Book Description :

This is the fascinating story of the emergence, from the early 16th to the early 19th century, of great ideas and intellectual systems that shaped modern thought. Introducing some of the world's most influential thinkers, including Descartes, Kant and Hume, Kenny looks closely at the main areas of philosophical exploration in this period.A selection of intriguing and beautiful illustrations offer a vivid evocation of the human and social side of philosophy....

A Brief History of Everything
Score: 4.5
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A Brief History of Everything


  • Author : Ken Wilber
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2007
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781590304501


A Brief History of Everything Book Description :

Utilizing a question and answer format, the philosopher and spiritual teacher discusses multiculturalism, political correctness, spiritual enlightenment, gender wars, modern liberation movements, and the course of evolution. Reprint....

The History of Philosophy

The History of Philosophy


  • Author : A. C. Grayling
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 2019-11-05
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781984878755


The History of Philosophy Book Description :

The first authoritative and accessible single-volume history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions, from one of the world's most eminent thinkers The story of philosophy is the story of who we are and why. An epic tale, spanning civilizations and continents, it explores some of the most creative minds in history. But not since the long-popular classic Bertrand Russell's A History of Western Philosophy, published in 1945, has there been a comprehensive and entertaining single-volume history of this great, intellectual, world-shaping journey. With characteristic clarity and elegance, A. C. Grayling takes the reader from the worldviews and moralities before the age of the Buddha, Confucius and Socrates through Christianity's capture...

Integral Psychology
Score: 4.5
From 6 Ratings

Integral Psychology


  • Author : Ken Wilber
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2000-05-16
  • Genre: Psychology
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0834821141


Integral Psychology Book Description :

The goal of an "integral psychology" is to honor and embrace every legitimate aspect of human consciousness under one roof. This book presents one of the first truly integrative models of consciousness, psychology, and therapy. Drawing on hundreds of sources—Eastern and Western, ancient and modern—Wilber creates a psychological model that includes waves of development, streams of development, states of consciousness, and the self, and follows the course of each from subconscious to self-conscious to superconscious. Included in the book are charts correlating over a hundred psychological and spiritual schools from around the world, including Kabbalah, Vedanta, Plotinus, Teresa of Ávila, Aurobindo, Theosophy, and modern theorists such as Jean Piag...

The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy

The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy


  • Author : Sir Anthony Kenny
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, UK
  • Release Date : 1997-03-06
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0191590398


The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy Book Description :

Written by a team of distinguished scholars, this is an authoritative and comprehensive history of Western philosophy from its earliest beginnings to the present day. The book is illustrated with over 150 colour and black-and-white pictures, chosen to illuminate and complement the text. Now in paperback, this lively and readable volume is an ideal introduction to philosophy for anyone interested in the history of ideas. An outstanding team of contributors... Stephen. R. L. Clark on Ancient Philosophy Paul Vincent Spade on Medieval Philosophy Anthony Kenny on Descartes to Kant Roger Scruton on Continental Philosophy from Fichte to Sartre David Pears and Anthony Kenny on Mill to Wittgenstein Anthony Quinton on Political Philosophy - ;Written by a team ...

Integral Life Practice
Score: 4
From 3 Ratings

Integral Life Practice


  • Author : Ken Wilber
  • Publisher : Shambhala Publications
  • Release Date : 2008-09-09
  • Genre: Self-Help
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0834822431


Integral Life Practice Book Description :

Over the last thirty-five years, Ken Wilber has developed an Integral "theory of everything" that makes sense of how all the world's knowledge systems—East and West; ancient, modern, and postmodern—fit together and can elevate our awareness. Drawing on science, psychology, human development, spirituality, religion, and dozens of other fields, Integral Theory is a revolutionary framework for understanding ourselves and the world we live in. Now there is a way to not just think Integrally, but to embody an Integral worldview in your everyday life. Integral Life Practice is not just a new approach to self-development and higher awareness, but a way of making sense of—and making best use of—the existing treasure trove of insights, methods, and pr...