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A little history of philosophy, Nigel Warburton

Label
A little history of philosophy
Title
A little history of philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Nigel Warburton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Presents an introduction to the ideas of major Western philosophers, including Aristotle, Augustine, John Locke, and Karl Marx
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10075499
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Warburton, Nigel
Dewey number
190
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
B72
LC item number
.W365 2011
Literary form
non fiction
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophers
Target audience
adult
Label
A little history of philosophy, Nigel Warburton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • The man who asked questions : Socrates and Plato -- True happiness : Aristotle -- We know nothing : Pyrrho -- The garden path : Epicurus -- Learning not to care : Epictetus, Cicero, Seneca -- Who is pulling our strings? : Augustine -- The consolation of philosophy : Boethius -- The perfect island : Anselm and Aquinas -- The fox and the lion : Niccolò Machiavelli -- Nasty, brutish, and short : Thomas Hobbes -- Could you be dreaming? : Ren\74\e Descartes -- Place your bets : Blaise Pascal -- The lens grinder : Baruch Spinoza -- The prince and the cobbler : John Locke and Thomas Reid -- The elephant in the room : George Berkeley (and John Locke) -- The best of all possible worlds? : Voltaire and Gottfried Leibniz -- The imaginary watchmaker : David Hume -- Born free : Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Rose-tinted reality : Immanuel Kant (1) -- What if everyone did that : Immanuel Kant (2) -- Practical bliss : Jeremy Bentham -- The owl of Minerva : Georg W.F. Hegel
  • Glimpse of reality / Arthur Schopenhauer -- Space to grow : John Stuart Mill -- Unintelligent design : Charles Darwin -- Life's sacrifices : S\63\oren Kierkegaard -- Workers of the world unite : Karl Marx -- So what? : C.S. Peirce and William James -- The death of god : Friedrich Nietzsche -- Thoughts in disguise : Sigmund Freud -- Is the present king of France bald? : Bertrand Russell -- Boo!/Hooray! : A.J. Ayers -- The anguish of freedom : Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and Albert Camus -- Bewitched by language : Ludwig Wittgenstein -- The man who didn't ask questions : Hannah Arendt -- Learning from mistakes : Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn -- The runaway train and the unwanted violinist : Philippa Foot and Judith Jarvis Thomson -- Fairness through ignorance : John Rawls -- Can computers think? : Alan Turing and John Searle -- A modern gadfly : Peter Singer
Control code
2011013537
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
252 p.
Isbn
9780300152081
Lccn
2011013537
Other physical details
ill.
Label
A little history of philosophy, Nigel Warburton
Publication
Note
Includes index
Contents
  • The man who asked questions : Socrates and Plato -- True happiness : Aristotle -- We know nothing : Pyrrho -- The garden path : Epicurus -- Learning not to care : Epictetus, Cicero, Seneca -- Who is pulling our strings? : Augustine -- The consolation of philosophy : Boethius -- The perfect island : Anselm and Aquinas -- The fox and the lion : Niccolò Machiavelli -- Nasty, brutish, and short : Thomas Hobbes -- Could you be dreaming? : Ren\74\e Descartes -- Place your bets : Blaise Pascal -- The lens grinder : Baruch Spinoza -- The prince and the cobbler : John Locke and Thomas Reid -- The elephant in the room : George Berkeley (and John Locke) -- The best of all possible worlds? : Voltaire and Gottfried Leibniz -- The imaginary watchmaker : David Hume -- Born free : Jean-Jacques Rousseau -- Rose-tinted reality : Immanuel Kant (1) -- What if everyone did that : Immanuel Kant (2) -- Practical bliss : Jeremy Bentham -- The owl of Minerva : Georg W.F. Hegel
  • Glimpse of reality / Arthur Schopenhauer -- Space to grow : John Stuart Mill -- Unintelligent design : Charles Darwin -- Life's sacrifices : S\63\oren Kierkegaard -- Workers of the world unite : Karl Marx -- So what? : C.S. Peirce and William James -- The death of god : Friedrich Nietzsche -- Thoughts in disguise : Sigmund Freud -- Is the present king of France bald? : Bertrand Russell -- Boo!/Hooray! : A.J. Ayers -- The anguish of freedom : Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and Albert Camus -- Bewitched by language : Ludwig Wittgenstein -- The man who didn't ask questions : Hannah Arendt -- Learning from mistakes : Karl Popper and Thomas Kuhn -- The runaway train and the unwanted violinist : Philippa Foot and Judith Jarvis Thomson -- Fairness through ignorance : John Rawls -- Can computers think? : Alan Turing and John Searle -- A modern gadfly : Peter Singer
Control code
2011013537
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
252 p.
Isbn
9780300152081
Lccn
2011013537
Other physical details
ill.

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