Confessions of a Philosopher : A Personal Journey Through Western Philosophy from Plato to Popper
by Bryan Magee


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In this infectiously exciting book, Bryan Magee tells the story of his own discovery of philosophy and not only makes it come alive but shows its relevance to daily life. Magee is the Carl Sagan of philosophy, the great popularizer of the subject, and author of a major new introductory history, The Story of Philosophy.
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Overview

In this infectiously exciting book, Bryan Magee tells the story of his own discovery of philosophy and not only makes it come alive but shows its relevance to daily life. Magee is the Carl Sagan of philosophy, the great popularizer of the subject, and author of a major new introductory history, The Story of Philosophy. Confessions follows the course of Magee's life, exploring philosophers and ideas as he himself encountered them, introducing all the great figures and their ideas, from the pre-Socratics to Bertrand Russell and Karl Popper, including Wittgenstein, Kant, Nietzsche, and Schopenhauer, rationalism, utilitarianism, empiricism, and existentialism.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780375750366
  • ISBN-10: 0375750363
  • Publisher: Modern Library
  • Publish Date: June 1999
  • Page Count: 496
  • Dimensions: 8.06 x 5.26 x 1.1 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds

Series: Modern Library (Paperback)

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