An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny

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 whole improvement of philosophy available.

Spanning 2,500 years of inspiration, An Illustrated short background of Western Philosophy offers 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, photos of Hobbes and Rousseau, photos of Charles Darwin and Bertrand Russell, Freud’s personal cartoon of the Ego and the identity, and Wittgenstein’s Austrian army identification card - this lucid and masterful paintings is perfect for someone with an curiosity in Western thought.

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