101 Great Philosophers Paperback

Makers of Modern Thought

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101 Great Philosophers

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101 Great Philosophers is a concise and accessible guide to 101 of the greatest minds that contributed to the legacy of western philosophy. From the ancient Greeks to present-day thinkers, Madsen Pirie employs concise entries, each on a single page, to give a snapshot of the contribution made by 100 key philosophers to the development of this fascinating subject.

Madesn Piries provides a sparkling insight into the lives and times of each philosopher covered - explaining just why what they had to say was so innovative and inspiring. Essential reading for anyone coming to the subject for the first time, 101 Great Philosophers is an indispensible introduction to the most important ideas in the history of western thought.

Provisional list of philosophers:
Anaxagoras - Anaximander - Anselm - Antisthenes - Aquinas - Archimedes - Aristotle - Augustine - Ayer - Bacon - Bakunin - Bastiat - de Beauvoir - Bentham - Berkeley - Burke - Carnap - de Chardin - Chomsky - Comte - Democritus - Derrida - Descartes - Dewey - Diderot - Diogenes - Diogenes Laertius - Empedocles - Empiricus - Epictetus - Epicurus - Erasmus - Ferguson - Feuerbach - Franklin - Galileo - Gasset - Hayek - Hegel - Heidegger - Heraclitus - Hobbes - Hume - James - Jefferson - Kant - Kierkegaard - Koestler - Kuhn - Lakatos - Leibniz - Locke - Machiavelli - Mandeville - Marcus Aurelius - Marcuse - Marx - Mill - Montesquieu - Moore - Newton - Nietzsche - Nozick - Oakeshott - Ockham - Parmenides - Pascal - Peirce - Petrarch - Plato - Plotinus - Popper - Protagoras - Proudhon - Ptolemy - Pythagoras - Quine - Rand - Rawls - Rousseau - Ryle - Russell - Sartre - Schopenhauer - Seneca - Shelley - Smith - Socrates - Spencer - Spinoza - Strawson - Thales - Vico - Voltaire - Weber - Weil - Wittgenstein - Wollstonecraft - Xenophanes - Zeno

Madsen Pirie is President of the Adam Smith Institute and author of numerous books including Boost Your IQ and The Sherlock Holmes IQ Book. He was formerly Distinguished Visiting Professor of Philosophy and Logic at Hillsdale College, Michigan, USA. He appears regularly as an expert on CNN and BBC television.

101 Great Philosophers by Madsen Pirie was published by Continuum in August 2009. The ISBN for 101 Great Philosophers is 9780826423863.

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Page last updated 1st December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherContinuum (August 2009)
Weight259g
Number of Pages208
Thickness20 mm
Height198 mm
Width129 mm
ISBN9780826423863
ISBN-100826423868
Product Code2325592
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