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Philosophy in the modern world [electronic resource] / Anthony Kenny.

Author/Creator:
Kenny, Anthony, 1931-
Publication:
Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (364 p.)
Series:
Kenny, Anthony, 1931- New history of Western philosophy ; v. 4.
A new history of Western philosophy ; v. 4
New History of Western Philosophy, Volume 4
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Subjects:
Philosophy, Modern -- 19th century.
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
Sir Anthony Kenny tells the fascinating story of the development of philosophy from the early nineteenth to the late twentieth century. Alongside extraordinary scientific advances, cultural changes, and political upheavals, the last two centuries have seen some of the most intriguing and original developments in philosophical thinking, which have transformed our understanding of ourselves and our world. Kenny introduces the ideas of such extraordinary thinkers as Schopenhauer,. Kierkegaard, Nietzsche, Marx, Freud, Heidegger, Sartre, Wittgenstein, and Russell; the narrative is illuminated by a
Contents:
Contents; Introduction; 1. Bentham to Nietzsche; 2. Peirce to Strawson; 3. Freud to Derrida; 4. Logic; 5. Language; 6. Epistemology; 7. Metaphysics; 8. Philosophy of Mind; 9. Ethics; 10. Aesthetics; 11. Political Philosophy; 12. God; Chronology; Abbreviations and Conventions; Bibliography; List of Illustrations; Index
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. [327]-334) and index.
ISBN:
1-281-16047-4
0-19-152499-9
1-4294-9273-2
OCLC:
476243988