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Author Kenny, Anthony, 1931-

Title Philosophy in the modern world / Anthony Kenny
Published Oxford : Clarendon Press ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 347 pages) : illustrations
Series A new history of Western philosophy ; v. 4
Kenny, Anthony, 1931- New history of Western philosophy ; v. 4
Contents Bentham to Nietzsche -- Pierce to Strawson -- Freud to Derrida -- Logic -- Language -- Epistemology -- Metaphysics -- Philosophy of mind -- Ethics -- Aesthetics -- Political philosophy -- God
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
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 327-334) and index
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Subject Philosophy, Modern -- 19th century.
Philosophy, Modern -- 20th century.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2007297781
ISBN 0191524999 (electronic bk.)
0198752792 (Cloth)
0199546371 (paperback; alk. paper)
9780191524998 (electronic bk.)
9780198752790 (Cloth)
9780199546374 (paperback; alk. paper)