By Anthony Kenny

ISBN-10: 1405141794

ISBN-13: 9781405141796

ISBN-10: 1405141808

ISBN-13: 9781405141802

This illustrated version of Sir Anthony Kenny’s acclaimed survey of Western philosophy bargains the main concise and compelling tale of the entire improvement of philosophy available.

Spanning 2,500 years of notion, An Illustrated short historical past of Western Philosophy offers crucial insurance of the main influential philosophers of the Western global, between 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 - starting from Dufresnoy’s The dying of Socrates, via to the identify web page of Thomas More’s Utopia, photographs of Hobbes and Rousseau, pictures of Charles Darwin and Bertrand Russell, Freud’s personal comic strip of the Ego and the identity, and Wittgenstein’s Austrian army identification card - this lucid and masterful paintings is perfect for somebody with an curiosity in Western thought.

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