Great Thinkers of the Western World

ISBN-10: 006270026X

ISBN-13: 9780062700261

Edition: 1992

Authors: Ian P. McGreal
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Description: Great Thinkers of the Western World is a concise and authoritative guide to the principal theoretical ideas of the outstanding thinkers in Western history. From Parmenides to Albert Camus, theses men and women have profoundly influenced the development of Western civilization through their theories and revolutionary ideas and by providing intellectual, scientific or spiritual illumination. Articles on 116 thinkers are arranged chronologically, making it essay for readers to follow and appreciate the development of ideas from the early Greeks through the first half of the twentieth century. Each article provides basic biographical information, a list of the thinker's major works, a summary of his or her principal ideas, an essay explaining the thinker's most significant theories and indicating his or her place in the history of thought and a brief bibliography of further readings. An absorbing, accessible and highly informative introduction to the greatest minds of Western civilization, Great Thinkers of the Western World improves our understanding of Western thought and how it evolved.

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List price: $47.00
Copyright year: 1992
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 9/23/1992
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 592
Size: 8.00" wide x 9.50" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 2.508
Language: English

Preface
Contributors
Parmenides (c. 515-c. 450 B.C.)
Zeno of Elea (c. 490-c. 430 B.C.)
Protagoras of Abdera (c. 490-c. 420 B.C.)
Hippocrates (c. 460-c. 370 B.C.)
Plato (c. 429-347 B.C.)
Aristotle (384-322 B.C.)
Euclid (c. 350-c. 275 B.C.)
Epicurus (c. 341-c. 270 B.C.)
Archimedes (c. 287-212 B.C.)
Epictetus (c. A.D. 50-c. 125)
Ptolemy (c. A.D. 100-c. 175)
Marcus Aurelius (A.D. 121-180)
Sextus Empiricus (fl. A.D. 200)
Origen (c. A.D. 185-254)
Plotinus (c. A.D. 204-270)
Augustine, Saint (A.D. 354-430)
Boethius, Anicius Manlius Severinus (c. A.D. 480-c. 525)
Anselm of Canterbury, Saint (1033-1109)
Abelard, Peter (1079-1142)
Bernard of Clairvaux, Saint (1090-1153)
Maimonides, Moses (1135-1204)
Bonaventure, Saint (1217-1274)
Aquinas, Saint Thomas (1224?-1274)
Eckhart, Meister (c. 1260-c. 1327)
Dante Alighieri (1265-1321)
Ockham, William of (c. 1285-c. 1347)
Erasmus, Desiderius (1466-1536)
Machiavelli, Niccolo (1469-1527)
Copernicus, Nicolas (1473-1543)
More, Thomas (1478-1535)
Luther, Martin (1483-1546)
Calvin, John (1509-1564)
Teresa of Avila, Saint (1515-1582)
Montaigne, Michel de (1533-1592)
John of the Cross, Saint (1542-1591)
Bacon, Francis (1561-1626)
Galileo Galilei (1564-1642)
Kepler, Johannes (1571-1630)
Hobbes, Thomas (1588-1679)
Gassendi, Pierre (1592-1655)
Descartes, Rene (1596-1650)
More, Henry (1614-1687)
Cudworth, Ralph (1617-1688)
Pascal, Blaise (1623-1662)
Fox, George (1624-1691)
Spinoza, Benedict (1632-1677)
Locke, John (1632-1704)
Malebranche, Nicolas (1638-1715)
Newton, Isaac (1642-1727)
Leibniz, Gottfried Wilhelm (1646-1716)
Bayle, Pierre (1647-1706)
Vico, Giambattista (1668-1744)
Berkeley, George (1685-1753)
Voltaire [Francois Marie Arouet] (1694-1778)
Edwards, Jonathan (1703-1758)
Hume, David (1711-1776)
Rousseau, Jean-Jacques (17l2-1778)
Smith, Adam (1723-1790)
Kant, Immanuel (1724-1804)
Paine, Thomas (1737-1809)
Condorcet, Marie-Jean Antoine Nicholas de Caritat, Marquis de (1743-1794)
Lavoisier, Antoine-Laurent (1743-1794)
Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826)
Bentham, Jeremy (1748-1832)
Godwin, William (1756-1836)
Blake, William (1757-1827)
Wollenstonecraft, Mary (1759-1797)
Malthus, Thomas Robert (1766-1834)
Hegel, Georg Wilhelm Friedrich (1770-1831)
Gauss, Carl Friedrich (1777-1855)
Schopenhauer, Arthur (1788-1860)
Comte, Auguste (1798-1857)
Newman, John Henry, Cardinal (1801-1882)
Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)
Mill, John Stuart (1806-1873)
Darwin, Charles (1809-1882)
Kierkegaard, Soren (1813-1855)
Thoreau, Henry David (1817-1862)
Marx, Karl (1818-1883)
Spencer, Herbert (1820-1903)
Mendel, Gregor Johann (1822-1884)
Maxwell, James Clerk (1831-1879)
Mendeleev, Dimitri Ivanovich (1834-1907)
Peirce, Charles Sanders (1839-1914)
James, William (1842-1910)
Nietzsche, Friedrich (1844-1900)
Freud, Sigmund (1856-1939)
Planck, Max (1858-1947)
Husserl, Edmund (1859-1938)
Bergson, Henri (1859-1941)
Dewey, John (1859-1952)
Whitehead, Alfred North (1861-1947)
Satayana, George (1863-1952)
Weber, Max (1864-1920)
Unamuno y Jugo, Miguel de (1864-1936)
Croce, Benedetto (1866-1952)
Russell, Bertrand (1872-1970)
Jung, Carl Gustav (1875-1961)
Buber, Martin (1878-1965)
Einstein, Albert (1879-1955)
Teilhard de Chardln, Pierre (1881-1955)
Ortega y Gasset, Jose (1883-1955)
Bohr, Niels (1885-1962)
Tillich, Paul (1886-1965)
Schrodinger, Erwin (1887-1961)
Collingwood, Robin George (1889-1943)
Wittgenstein, Ludwig (1889-1951)
Toynbee, Arnold (1889-1975)
Heidegger, Martin (1889-1976)
Niebuhr, Reinbold (1892-1971)
Heisenberg, Werner (1901-1976)
Rahner, Karl (1904-1984)
Sartre, Jean-Paul (1905-1980)
Beauvoir, Simone de (1908-1986)
Weil, Simone (1909-1943)
Camus, Albert (1913-1960)
Bibliography
Thinker Index
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