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By Anthony Kenny

This illustrated version of Sir Anthony Kenny’s acclaimed survey of Western philosophy bargains the main concise and compelling tale of the full improvement of philosophy available.

Spanning 2,500 years of suggestion, An Illustrated short heritage of Western Philosophy presents crucial insurance of the main influential philosophers of the Western global, between them Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Jesus, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Darwin, Freud, Frege, Russell, and Wittgenstein.

Replete with over 60 illustrations - starting from Dufresnoy’s The dying of Socrates, via to the identify web page of Thomas More’s Utopia, pictures of Hobbes and Rousseau, pictures of Charles Darwin and Bertrand Russell, Freud’s personal cartoon of the Ego and the identity, and Wittgenstein’s Austrian army id card - this lucid and masterful paintings is perfect for an individual with an curiosity in Western thought.

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