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A Short History of Modern Philosophy

From Descartes to Wittgenstein

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A Short History of Modern Philosophy by Roger Scruton
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Discover for yourself the pleasures of philosophy! Written both for the seasoned student of philosophy as well as the general reader, the renowned writer Roger Scruton provides a survey of modern philosophy. Always engaging, Scruton takes us on a fascinating tour of the subject, from founding father Descartes to the most important and famous philosopher of the twentieth century, Ludwig Wittgenstein. He identifies all the principal figures as well as outlines of the main intellectual preoccupations that have informed western philosophy. Painting a portrait of modern philosophy that is vivid and animated, Scruton introduces us to some of the greatest philosophical problems invented in this period and pursued ever since. Including material on recent debates, A Short History of Modern Philosophy is already established as the classic introduction. Read it and find out why.

Author Biography

Roger Scruton (1944 - ). Philosopher, author, journalist, composer and editor of the Salisbury Review, considered to be one of the world's leading conservative philosophers.
Release date Australia
October 12th, 2001
Author
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Illustrations
1 Tables, black and white
Imprint
Routledge
Pages
328
Dimensions
129x198x18
ISBN-13
9780415267632
Product ID
1741694

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