Confessions of a Philosopher A Personal Journey Through Western Philosophy from Plato to Popper

ISBN-10: 0375750363

ISBN-13: 9780375750366

Edition: 1999

Authors: Bryan Magee

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Book details

List price: $18.00
Copyright year: 1999
Publisher: Random House Publishing Group
Publication date: 5/18/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 496
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

Bryan Magee has had a distinguished career as a university professor, music and theater critic, member of Parliament, and author. He is well known for two popular BBC television series on philosophy. Among his internationally acclaimed books are The Story of Philosophy, The Philosophy of Schopenhauer, and Aspects of Wagner. He lives in London.

Scenes from Childhood
My Introduction to Academic Philosophy
Logical Positivism and Its Refutation
Linguistic Analysis
The Inadequacy of Linguistic Philosophy
The Problem of Perception
What Can Be Shown but Not Said
A Yale Education
The Discovery of Kant
Professional Versus Amateur Philosophy
Getting to Know Popper
Getting to Know Russell
First Attempts at a Political Philosophy
The Search for Meaning
Mid-Life Crisis
A Philosophical Novel
Groves of Academe
In Praise of Popularization
The Limits of Philosophy
The Discovery of Schopenhauer
The Philosophy of Schopenhauer
Philosophy on Television
The Main Split in Contemporary Philosophy
Left Wondering
Index
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