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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition
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Anthony Kenny
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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition

Anthony Kenny


Blackwell Publishing

History of Western philosophy


464 pages

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An illustrated tour through the history of Western philosophy by renowned authority Anthony Kenny, newly revised and expanded in a special 20th anniversary edition Newly revised and expanded for a special 20th anniversary publication, the latest edition of An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy contains all of Anthony Kenny's original writings on the history of Western philosophy from ancient to modern, along with new writings on the philosophy of the mid-20th century, covering important contributions from continental philosophers and philosophers of the post-Wittgenstein anglophone tradition, including the work of many women whose works have too often been neglected by the historical record.

The only book of its kind, offering complete, concise coverage of the full Western philosophical tradition over 2,500 years of history A valuable resource for the general philosophy reader and the beginning philosophy student Filled with photos, illustrations, paintings, and maps to provide further dimensions to this comprehensive history Authored by one of the most respected and learned philosophers of the modern era Widely translated and a consistent best-seller in philosophy resources for the general reader

By:   Anthony Kenny
Imprint:   Blackwell Publishing
Country of Publication:   United States
Dimensions:   Height: 243mm,  Width: 170mm,  Spine: 27mm
Weight:   808g
ISBN:   9781119452799
ISBN 10:   1119452791
Pages:   464
Publication Date:   February 2019
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  College/higher education ,  Undergraduate ,  Further / Higher Education
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active

ANTHONY KENNY has held many prestigious titles over the course of his career, including Master of Balliol College, Oxford; Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford; President of the British Academy; President of the Royal Institute of Philosophy; and Chair of the Board of the British Library. With over fifty books published in his career, his most recent works are The Enlightenment: A Very Short History (2017) and a memoir, Brief Encounters, to be published in September 2018.

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