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The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy By Anthony Kenny

The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy
by Anthony Kenny

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Written by a team of distinguished scholars, this is an authoritative and comprehensive history of Western philosophy from its earliest beginnings to the 20th century. The book is illustrated with over 150 pictures, chosen to illuminate and complement the text.
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The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny

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. Lively and readable, this is an ideal introduction to philosophy for anyone interested in the history of ideas. `a wonderfully lucid exposition of difficult ideas' Tablet `Anthony Kenny, the editor of this courageously erudite compendium, reminds us that philosophy has always been fascinated by the interweaving of words and images, while artists have played upon philosophic concepts.' Observer This book is intended for students of philosophy and related subjects (especially the arts and humanities); historians and those with an interest in the history of philosophy.

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"A wonderfully lucid exposition of difficult ideas."--Tablet
"Anthony Kenny, the editor of this courageously erudite compendium, reminds us that philosophy has always been fascinated by the interweaving of words and images, while artists have played upon philosophic concepts."--Observer


"A wonderfully lucid exposition of difficult ideas."--Tablet
"Anthony Kenny, the editor of this courageously erudite compendium, reminds us that philosophy has always been fascinated by the interweaving of words and images, while artists have played upon philosophic concepts."--Observer

"A wonderfully lucid exposition of difficult ideas."--Tablet
"Anthony Kenny, the editor of this courageously erudite compendium, reminds us that philosophy has always been fascinated by the interweaving of words and images, while artists have played upon philosophic concepts."--Observer


"A wonderfully lucid exposition of difficult ideas."--Tablet


"Anthony Kenny, the editor of this courageously erudite compendium, reminds us that philosophy has always been fascinated by the interweaving of words and images, while artists have played upon philosophic concepts."--Observer


About Anthony Kenny



About the Author
Sir Anthony Kenny, president of the British Academy and Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford University, is the author of numerous works including What is Faity?, The Metaphysics of Mind, and Aristotle on the Perfect Life.

Table of Contents


Preface; Ancient Philosophy; Medieval Philosophy; Descartes to Kant; Continental Philosophy from Fichte to Sartre; Mill to Wittgenstein; Political Philosophy; Conclusion: Contemporary Philosophy.

Additional information

GOR001934309
The Oxford Illustrated History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny
Anthony Kenny
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Oxford University Press
1997-05-01
420
019285335X
9780192853356
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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