25 Great Philosophers from Plato to Sartre (SCM Briefly)

25 Great Philosophers from Plato to Sartre (SCM Briefly)

By: David Mills Daniel (author), David R. Law (author)Paperback

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SCM Briefly 25 Great Philosophers offers a brief guide to the lives, writings and principal philosophical ideas of some of the world's great philosophers, from Plato to Jean Paul Sartre. Here is a brief and accessible introduction to philosophy and its main proponents. In only five pages, readers get an introduction to the life, the context and the writing of each philosopher. A glossary of philosophical terms is provided at the end of the book. Philosophers covered in this book include: Plato (c. 429-347 BC), Aristotle (384-22 BC), Marcus Aurelius (121-80), Augustine (354-430), Anselm (1033-1109), Aquinas (1224/5-74), Montaigne (1533-92), Hobbes (1588-1679), Descartes (1596-1650), Locke (1632-1704), Spinoza (1632-77), Leibniz (1646-1716), Berkeley (1685-1753), Hume (1711-76), Rousseau (1712-78), Kant (1724-1804), Bentham (1748-1832), Hegel (1770-1831), Mill (1806-73), Kierkegaard (1813-55), Russell (1872-1970), Moore (1873-1958), Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Sartre (1905-80), Ayer (1910-89).

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The author of the Briefly series and SCM AS/A2 Ethics and Moral Philosophy, Dr David Mills Daniel, is an educational consultant and freelance lecturer, and a former head teacher and senior GCSE and A-level examiner. A graduate of the Universities of Cambridge and Yale, Dafydd E. Mills Daniel is a Marquand Scholar of Yale Divinity School, where he completed a Masters degree in philosophy of religion, and is currently researching for a DPhil at Oxford. A graduate and Scholar of Christ's College, Cambridge, Megan Daniel has degrees in theology and law and an MPhil in philosophy of religion from Cambridge University, and is a teacher of religious studies and law.

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  • publication date: 31/08/2011
  • ISBN13: 9780334042129
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 362
  • ID: 9780334042129
  • weight: 355
  • ISBN10: 0334042127

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