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Socrates' Children: Modern: The 100 Greatest Philosophers

作者 Peter Kreeft
出版社 Ingram International Inc
商品描述 Socrates' Children: Modern: The 100 Greatest Philosophers:,Thisisthethirdofafour-volumehistoryofphilosophy...onancient,medieval,modern,andcontemporaryphilosop

內容簡介

內容簡介 This is the third of a four-volume history of philosophy . . . on ancient, medieval, modern, and contemporary philosophy. After the fourth volume is produced in paper, a one-volume clothbound edition, containing all four paperbound editions, will be published.Kreeft focuses on the "big ideas" that have influenced present people and present times, and includes relevant biographical data, proportionate to its importance for each thinker. Moreover, the aim of the work is to stimulate philosophizing, controversy, and argument. It uses ordinary language and logic, not jargon and symbolic logic, and it is commonsensical (like Aristotle) and existential in the sense that it sees philosophy as something to be lived and experienced in life. Philosophy, after all, is not about philosophy but reality . . . about wisdom, life and death, good and evil, and God.Kreeft seeks to be simple and direct and clear. But it is not dumbed down and patronizing. It will stretch the reader, but it is meant for beginnings, not just scholars. It can be used for college classes or do-it-yourselfers. It emphasizes surprises; remember, "philosophy begins in wonder." And it includes visual aids: charts, cartoons, line drawings, and drawings of each philosopher.

作者介紹

作者介紹 Peter Kreeft teaches philosophy at Boston College and is a very prolific author of philosophy and theology texts, including, from St. Augustine's Press, Socratic Logic, An Ocean Full of Angels, The Philosophy of Jesus, Jesus-Shock, The Sea Within, I Surf Therefore I Am, If Einstein Had Been a Surfer, and the first two volumes of this series, Socrates' Children: Ancient and Socrates' Children: Medieval.

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書名 / Socrates' Children: Modern: The 100 Greatest Philosophers
作者 / Peter Kreeft
簡介 / Socrates' Children: Modern: The 100 Greatest Philosophers:,Thisisthethirdofafour-volumehistoryofphilosophy...onancient,medieval,modern,andcontemporaryphilosop
出版社 / Ingram International Inc
ISBN13 / 9781587317859
ISBN10 /
EAN / 9781587317859
誠品26碼 /
尺寸 / 25.1X17.5X2.5CM
重量(g) / 498.9
語言 / 3:英文
尺寸 / 25.1X17.5X2.5CM
裝訂 / P:平裝
頁數 / 240
級別 / N:無

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