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The Philosophers

Their Lives and the Nature of Their Thought

The Philosophers( )
Author: Scharfstein, Ben-Ami
ISBN:978-1-280-53334-1
Publication Date:Jan 1989
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Ebook
List Price:USD $22.50
Book Description:

This highly readable volume offers a broad introduction to modern philosophy and philosophers. Ben-Ami Scharfstein contends that personal experience, especially that of childhood, affects philosophies. He bases his argument on biographical studies of twenty great philosophers, beginning with Descartes and ending with Wittgenstein and Sartre. Taken together, these studies provide the beginnings of a psychological history of the philosophy of the period.

Scharfstein first focuses on...
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Pages:486



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