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Succinctly distills each of the great philosophers' best-known theories through their most famous quotes—from Aristotle to Wittgenstein
We may have heard of Socrates, Plato, Descartes, and Nietzsche, but what did they believe? What were their famous aphorisms? This book explains as simply as possible the ideas behind the world's most highly regarded philosophers, examining their core beliefs and presenting choice quotes that succinctly distill their most famous theories. Written in an accessible and informative style, it will help readers get to grips with the complex concepts of philosophy through the ages, and help match the theories to the names.
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Alain Stephen is an author who has written about, among other things, the English language, philosophy, and the tribulations of male aging.Review:
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Book Description Michael O'Mara, 2013. 1-82. Condition: New. Examining the best-known quotes of the world's most highly regarded philosophers, Alain Stephen explains the theories behind the words in concise and accessible essays. Beginning with Bentham on happiness ('The greatest happiness of the greatest number is the foundation of morals and legislation') the book is in sections on religion and faith, reason and experience, life and death, and people and society; and discusses quotations from 39 philosophers, ancient and modern, and from East and West. Seller Inventory # 210912
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