Books tagged: western philosophy

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The Foundation of Ethics
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 26,630. Language: English. Published: January 3, 2017 by FICTIVE PRESS. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Ethics & moral philosophy, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Good & evil
Is there a solid foundation for the ethical concept of the good? Danish-Jewish thinker Andreas Simonsen explores this “ancient all-important question using an ancient technique – the dialogue form. Three separate conversations, three different interlocutors, three different worldviews – a fascinating journey through Western philosophy and scientific theory.
Portraits in Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 44,210. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Movements / General, Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Readers of this decorative and informative book will find a treasure-trove of valuable information about many of the greatest thinkers ever to have shaped the Western world. Beginning with Thales of Miletus and ending with Robert Nozick, Portraits in Philosophy examines 50 of the most influential Western philosophers of the past two millenniums.
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 141,260. Language: English. Published: March 8, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » History & surveys / general, Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.
An Introduction to Western Philosophy
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 12,840. Language: English. Published: March 20, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Biography
Biographies and key ideas of twenty of the most important western philosophers, from Socrates, Plato and Aristotle to Nietzsche, Foucault and Derrida.