50 Philosophy Classics - Tom Butler-Bowdon

50 Philosophy Classics - Tom Butler-Bowdon


Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books

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Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing. Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books.

From Aristotle to Wittgenstein, 50 Philosophy Classics provides a lively entry point to the "king of disciplines". It seeks to enlighten and explain rather than merely instruct, helping readers comprehend some of the key questions - and possible answers - at the centre of human existence. Insightful commentaries on famous texts, biographies of each author, "In a nutshell" summaries and representative quotes give a taste of the writings that have changed the course of intellectual history - and keep changing minds today.

DISCOVER life's meaning and understand the human condition:

Hannah Arendt. Henri Bergson. Ralph Waldo Emerson. GWF Hegel. Martin Heidegger. Gottfried Leibniz. Søren Kierkegaard. Blaise Pascal. Bertrand Russell. Jean-Paul Sartre. Arthur Schopenhauer. Baruch Spinoza

LIVE and act well through the teachings of the great moral and political philosophers:

Jeremy Bentham. Cicero. Confucius. Epicurus. Immanuel Kent. Machiavelli. John Stuart Mill. Iris Murdoch. Nietzsche. John Rawls. Jean-Jacques Rousseau

THINK smarter and be a perceiver of truth:

Aristotle. Jean Baudrillard. Simone de Beauvoir. Descartes. Michel Foucault. Heraclitus. David Hume. William James. Thomas Kuhn. John Locke. Marshall McLuhan. Plato. Karl Popper. Ludwig Wittgenstein

GAIN insights from key writings by leading contemporary philosophers:

Julian Bagnìni The Ego Trick. Noam Chomsky Understanding Power. Harry Frankfurt On Bullshit. Sam Harris Free Will. Daniel Kahneman Thinking, Fast and Slow. Saul Kripke Naming and Necessity. Michael Sandel Justice. Peter Singer The Life You Can Save. Nassim Nicholas Taleb The Black Swan. Slavoj Žižek Living in the End Times

Explore the Literature of Possibility

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Format: Paperback

Pages: 324

Publisher: Nicholas Brealey Publishing

Publication Date: 2013


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