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The twenty greatest philosophy books

Author: James Garvey
Publisher: London : Continuum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

From Plato to Popper, Descartes to Wittgenstein, the greatest books in philosophy have had a huge impact on the development of contemporary society, politics, economics and culture. This guide offers  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Assaigs, conferències, etc
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James Garvey
ISBN: 0826490530 9780826490537 0826490549 9780826490544
OCLC Number: 920152698
Description: 181 p. ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Plato's Republic; 2. Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics; 3. Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy; 4. Hobbes's Leviathan; 5. Locke's Essay Concerning Human Understanding; 6. Berkeley's Principles of Human Knowledge; 7. Hume's Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding; 8. Rousseau's Social Contract; 9. Kant's Critique of Pure Reason; 10. Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit; 11. Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Representation. 12. Marx's Communist Manifesto; 13. Mill's Utilitarianism; 14. Nietzsche's Thus Spake Zarathustra; 15. James's Pragmatism; 16. Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus; 17. Ayer's Language, Truth and Logic; 18. Sartre's Being and Nothingness; 19. de Beauvoir's The Second Sex; 20. Popper's The Logic of Scientific Discovery.
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