By Anthony Kenny
thousand years of medieval philosophy, and indicates us the wealthy highbrow legacy of Christian thinkers like Augustine, Aquinas, and Ockham. stepping into the early smooth interval, we discover the good works of Descartes, Hobbes, Locke, Leibniz, Spinoza, Hume, and Kant, which stay crucial reading
today. within the 19th and 20th centuries, Hegel, Mill, Nietzsche, Freud, and Wittgenstein back remodeled the best way we see the world.
Running notwithstanding the ebook are definite issues which were consistent issues of philosophy considering that its early beginnings: the elemental questions of what exists and the way we will be able to learn about it; the character of humanity, the brain, fact, and that means; where of God within the universe; how we must always reside and the way society will be ordered. Anthony Kenny lines the improvement of those issues during the centuries: we see how the questions requested and solutions provided via the good philosophers of the past
remain vividly alive today.
Anyone attracted to rules and their heritage will locate this a desirable and stimulating read.
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A New History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny