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PHILOSOPHY IN ITS INFANCY
The Milesians
Xenophanes
Heraclitus
The School of Parmenides
Empedocles
The Athenian Empire
Anaxagoras
The Sophists
Socrates
The Euthyphro
The Crito
The Phaedo
Life and Works
The Theory of Ideas
Plato’s Republic
The Theaetetus and the Sophist
Plato’s Pupil, Alexander’s Teacher
The Foundation of Logic
The Theory of Drama
Moral Philosophy: Virtue and Happiness
Moral Philosophy: Wisdom and Understanding
Politics
Soul, Sense, and Intellect
Metaphysics
GREEK PHILOSOPHY AFTER ARISTOTLE
The Hellenistic Era
Epicureanism
Stoicism
Scepticism
Rome and its Empire
Jesus of Nazareth
Christianity and Gnosticism
Neo-Platonism
The Life of Augustine
The City of God and the Mystery of Grace
Boethius and Philoponus
John the Scot
Alkindi and Avicenna
The Feudal System
Saint Anselm
Abelard and Héloïse
Abelard’s Logic
Abelard’s Ethics
Averroes
Maimonides
PHILOSOPHY IN THE THIRTEENTH CENTURY
An Age of Innovation
Saint Bonaventure
Thirteenth-Century Logic
Aquinas’ Life and Works
Aquinas’ Natural Theology
Aquinas on Essence and Existence
Aquinas’ Philosophy of Mind
Aquinas’ Moral Philosophy
OXFORD PHILOSOPHERS
The Fourteenth-Century University
Duns Scotus
Ockham’s Logic of Language
Ockham’s Political Theory
The Oxford Calculators
John Wyclif
RENAISSANCE PHILOSOPHY
The Renaissance
Free-will: Rome vs. Louvain
Renaissance Platonism
Machiavelli
More’s Utopia
The Reformation
Post-Reformation Philosophy
Bruno and Galileo
Francis Bacon
THE AGE OF DESCARTES
The Wars of Religion
The Life of Descartes
The Doubt and the Cogito
The Essence of Mind
The Material World
The Empiricism of Thomas Hobbes
Hobbes’ Political Philosophy
The Political Theory of John Locke
Locke on Ideas and Qualities
Substances and Persons
Figure 28Title page of Locke’s Essay on Human Understanding
Blaise Pascal
Spinoza and Malebranche
Leibniz
Berkeley
Hume’s Philosophy of Mind
Hume on Causation
Reid and Common Sense
THE ENLIGHTENMENT
The Philosophes
Rousseau
Revolution and Romanticism
THE CRITICAL PHILOSOPHY OF KANT
Kant’s Copernican Revolution
The Transcendental Aesthetic
The Transcendental Analytic: The System of Principles
Figure 34Title page of Kant’s first Critique
Figure 35The architect of the universe in Blake’s Ancient of Days
Kant’s Moral Philosophy
Fichte
Hegel
Marx and the Young Hegelians
Capitalism and its Discontents
Jeremy Bentham
The Utilitarianism of J. S. Mill
Mill’s Logic
THREE NINETEENTH- CENTURY PHILOSOPHERS
Schopenhauer
Figure 39A cartoon by Wilhelm Busch of Schopenhauer with his poodle
Kierkegaard
Nietzsche
Charles Darwin
John Henry Newman
Sigmund Freud
Frege’s Logic
Frege’s Logicism
Frege’s Philosophy of Logic
Russell’s Paradox
Russell’s Theory of Descriptions
Logical Analysis
THE PHILOSOPHY OF WITTGENSTEIN
Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Philosophical Investigations
AFTERWORD
SUGGESTIONS FOR FURTHER READING
INDEX
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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy

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This illustrated edition of Sir Anthony Kenny's acclaimed survey of Western philosophy offers the most concise and compelling story of the complete development of philosophy available.

Spanning 2,500 years of thought, An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy provides essential coverage of the most influential philosophers of the Western world, among them Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Jesus, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Darwin, Freud, Frege, Russell, and Wittgenstein.

Replete with over 60 illustrations - ranging from Dufresnoy's The Death of Socrates, through to the title page of Thomas More's Utopia, portraits of Hobbes and Rousseau, photographs of Charles Darwin and Bertrand Russell, Freud's own sketch of the Ego and the Id, and Wittgenstein's Austrian military identity card - this lucid and masterful work is ideal for anyone with an interest in Western thought.
This illustrated edition of Sir Anthony Kenny's acclaimed survey of Western philosophy offers the most concise and compelling story of the complete development of philosophy available.

Spanning 2,500 years of thought, An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy provides essential coverage of the most influential philosophers of the Western world, among them Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Jesus, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Darwin, Freud, Frege, Russell, and Wittgenstein.

Replete with over 60 illustrations - ranging from Dufresnoy's The Death of Socrates, through to the title page of Thomas More's Utopia, portraits of Hobbes and Rousseau, photographs of Charles Darwin and Bertrand Russell, Freud's own sketch of the Ego and the Id, and Wittgenstein's Austrian military identity card - this lucid and masterful work is ideal for anyone with an interest in Western thought.

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