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Philosophers : their lives and works / foreword by Simon Blackburn.

Contributor(s): Blackburn, Simon, 1944- [writer of foreword.] | DK Publishing, Inc [issuing body.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : DK Publishing, 2019Edition: First American edition.Description: 360 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 27 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781465482037; 1465482032.Subject(s): Philosophers -- Biography | PhilosophersGenre/Form: Biographies. | Biographies.DDC classification: 109.2
Contents:
Ancient : Laozi ; Confucius ; Siddhartha Gautama ; Diotima of Mantinea ; Socrates ; Diogenes of Sinope ; Plato ; Aristotle ; Mencius ; Zhuangzi ; Epicurus ; Marcus Aurelius ; Nagarjuna ; Augustine of Hippo ; Hypatia ; Directory -- Medieval : Boethius ; Ibn Sina ; St. Anselm ; Heloise ; Hildegard of Bingen ; Ibn Rushd ; Zhu Xi ; Moses Maimonides ; Albertus Magnus ; Thomas Aquinas ; William of Ockham ; Directory -- Early modern : Disiderius Erasmus ; Niccolo Machiavelli ; Michel de Montaigne ; Francis Bacon ; Thomas Hobbes ; Rene Descartes ; Blaise Pascal ; Baruch Spinoza ; John Locke ; Gottfried Leibniz ; Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz ; George Berkeley ; Voltaire ; Directory -- Modern : David Hume ; Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; Adam Smith ; Immanuel Kant ; Edmund Burke ; Jeremy Bentham ; Mary Wollstonecraft ; J.W. von Goethe ; Friedrich Schiller ; Georg Hegel ; Friedrich Schlegel ; Ram Mohan Roy ; Arthur Schopenhauer ; Auguste Comte ; Ralph Waldo Emerson ; Ludwig Feuerbach ; John Stuart Mill ; Soren Kierkegaard ; Henry David Thoreau ; Karl Marx ; William James ; Friedrich Nietzsche ; Directory -- 20th century : Edmund Husserl ; Jane Addams ; Henri Bergson ; John Dewey ; George Santayana ; Bertrand Russell ; Max Scheler ; Jose Ortega y Gasset ; Karl Jaspers ; Ludwig Wittgenstein ; Martin Heidegger ; Herbert Marcuse ; Gilbert Ryle ; Hand-Georg Gadamer ; Karl Popper ; Theodor Adorno ; Jean-Paul Sartre ; Hannah Arendt ; Simone de Beauvoir ; Simone Weil ; Arne Naess ; Roland Barthes ; Louis Althusser ; Iris Murdoch ; Philippa Foot ; John Rawls ; Thomas Kuhn ; Jean-Francois Lyotard ; Frantz Fanon ; Michel Foucault ; Directory -- Today : Noam Chomsky ; Jean Baudrillard ; Jacques Derrida : Richard Rorty ; Susan Sontag ; Helen Cixous ; Julia Kristeva ; Martha Nussbaum ; Slavoj Zizek ; bell hooks ; Judith Butler ; Directory.
Summary: Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured philosopher, the biographies trace the ideas, friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired the great thinkers and influenced their work, providing revealing insights into what drove them to question the meaning of life and come up with new ways of understanding the world and the history of ideas
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Includes index.

Introduced with a stunning portrait of each featured philosopher, the biographies trace the ideas, friendships, loves, and rivalries that inspired the great thinkers and influenced their work, providing revealing insights into what drove them to question the meaning of life and come up with new ways of understanding the world and the history of ideas

Ancient : Laozi ; Confucius ; Siddhartha Gautama ; Diotima of Mantinea ; Socrates ; Diogenes of Sinope ; Plato ; Aristotle ; Mencius ; Zhuangzi ; Epicurus ; Marcus Aurelius ; Nagarjuna ; Augustine of Hippo ; Hypatia ; Directory -- Medieval : Boethius ; Ibn Sina ; St. Anselm ; Heloise ; Hildegard of Bingen ; Ibn Rushd ; Zhu Xi ; Moses Maimonides ; Albertus Magnus ; Thomas Aquinas ; William of Ockham ; Directory -- Early modern : Disiderius Erasmus ; Niccolo Machiavelli ; Michel de Montaigne ; Francis Bacon ; Thomas Hobbes ; Rene Descartes ; Blaise Pascal ; Baruch Spinoza ; John Locke ; Gottfried Leibniz ; Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz ; George Berkeley ; Voltaire ; Directory -- Modern : David Hume ; Jean-Jacques Rousseau ; Adam Smith ; Immanuel Kant ; Edmund Burke ; Jeremy Bentham ; Mary Wollstonecraft ; J.W. von Goethe ; Friedrich Schiller ; Georg Hegel ; Friedrich Schlegel ; Ram Mohan Roy ; Arthur Schopenhauer ; Auguste Comte ; Ralph Waldo Emerson ; Ludwig Feuerbach ; John Stuart Mill ; Soren Kierkegaard ; Henry David Thoreau ; Karl Marx ; William James ; Friedrich Nietzsche ; Directory -- 20th century : Edmund Husserl ; Jane Addams ; Henri Bergson ; John Dewey ; George Santayana ; Bertrand Russell ; Max Scheler ; Jose Ortega y Gasset ; Karl Jaspers ; Ludwig Wittgenstein ; Martin Heidegger ; Herbert Marcuse ; Gilbert Ryle ; Hand-Georg Gadamer ; Karl Popper ; Theodor Adorno ; Jean-Paul Sartre ; Hannah Arendt ; Simone de Beauvoir ; Simone Weil ; Arne Naess ; Roland Barthes ; Louis Althusser ; Iris Murdoch ; Philippa Foot ; John Rawls ; Thomas Kuhn ; Jean-Francois Lyotard ; Frantz Fanon ; Michel Foucault ; Directory -- Today : Noam Chomsky ; Jean Baudrillard ; Jacques Derrida : Richard Rorty ; Susan Sontag ; Helen Cixous ; Julia Kristeva ; Martha Nussbaum ; Slavoj Zizek ; bell hooks ; Judith Butler ; Directory.

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