Introducing Great Western ThinkersBook - 1999
The Philosophers introduces some of the most brilliant minds in history and shows the enduring fascination of their ideas, which shaped our civilization. An illustrious team of authors offer concise and illuminating tours through the lives and thought of the twenty-eight greatest Westernphilosophers, from Socrates to Sartre. Each chapter is illustrated with a portrait of its subject, guidance is given to further reading, and a chronological table fills in the historical context. This is the ideal way for any reader to learn about these famous thinkers.
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Branch Call Number: 190/Phi 6173cg 1
Characteristics: 288 p. : ill.
Alternative Title: Oxford companion to philosophy.