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By Anthony Kenny

This illustrated version of Sir Anthony Kenny’s acclaimed survey of Western philosophy deals the main concise and compelling tale of the whole improvement of philosophy available.

Spanning 2,500 years of notion, An Illustrated short heritage of Western Philosophy presents crucial assurance of the main influential philosophers of the Western international, 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 caricature of the Ego and the identification, and Wittgenstein’s Austrian army id card - this lucid and masterful paintings is perfect for a person with an curiosity in Western thought.

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