David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Philosophy is one of the most intimidating and difficult of disciplines, as any of its students can attest. This book is an important entry in a distinctive new series from Routledge: The Great Philosophers . Breaking down obstacles to understanding the ideas of history's greatest thinkers, these brief, accessible, and affordable volumes offer essential introductions to the great philosophers of the Western tradition from Plato to Wittgenstein. In just 64 pages, each author, a specialist on his subject, places the philosopher and his ideas into historical perspective. Each volume explains, in simple terms, the basic concepts, enriching the narrative through the effective use of biographical detail. And instead of attempting to explain the philosopher's entire intellectual history, which can be daunting, this series takes one central theme in each philosopher's work, using it to unfold the philosopher's thoughts.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$3.82 used (69% off) $5.29 new (56% off) $7.93 direct from Amazon (34% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B3974.S37 1999|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Bruce Baugh (2011). Time, Duration and Eternity in Spinoza. Comparative and Continental Philosophy 2 (2):211-233.
Similar books and articles
David Berman (1980/1999). Berkeley. Journal of the History of Philosophy 18 (3):352-353.
Michael Tanner (1997/1999). Schopenhauer. Routledge.
Terry Eagleton (1997/1999). Marx. Routledge.
Christopher Johnson (1999). Derrida. Routledge.
John Gray (1997/1999). Voltaire. Routledge.
Frederic Raphael (1997/1999). Popper. Routledge.
Anthony Quinton (1997/1999). Hume. Routledge.
Ben Rogers (1997/1999). Pascal. Routledge.
P. M. S. Hacker (1999). Wittgenstein. Routledge.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads8 ( #179,168 of 1,102,037 )
Recent downloads (6 months)1 ( #306,606 of 1,102,037 )
How can I increase my downloads?