5 edition of World Philosophers and Their Works found in the catalog.
by Salem Pr Inc
Written in English
|Contributions||John K. Roth (Editor), Christina J. Moose (Editor), Rowena Wildin (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||70|
The Greek word for philosophy (philosophia) translates to the “love for wisdom” in English. The discipline dates back to ancient times with some of the greatest philosophers being Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle. But there are some modern-day philosophical thinkers who have had their contributions recognized as well. Below is a chronological list of some of. by robert l. heilbroner the worldly philosophers behind the veil of economics the essential adam smith the nature and logic of capitalism the future as history marxism, for and against an inquiry into the human prospect the great ascent between capitalism and socialism the limits of american capitalism the economic problem (with james galbraith) economics explained (with lester c. File Size: 1MB.
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This fascinating book examines the lives and thoughts of philosophers who have changed the way we view the world.
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Robert L. Heilbroner (Ma January 4, ) was an American economist and historian of economic thought. The author of some twenty books, Heilbroner was best known for The Worldly Philosophers, a survey of the lives and contributions of famous economists, notably Adam Smith, Karl Marx, and John Maynard Keynes/5().
These thinkers affected the course of history with their work, and the legacy of many of their studies are relevant now more than ever. 10 Best Philosophy Books Of All Time To gain a good understanding of western philosophy, you have to cover the basic teachings of some of the most influential philosophers.
Summary. The subject of The Worldly Philosophers, the great economists, covers those theorists whose words and thoughts concerning the creation and distribution of wealth have had a major impact onthese men have swayed and shaped the world. The title of the book comes from their common interest: the human drive for worldly wealth.
Adam Smith (), a quiet, nervous, scholarly Scottish bachelor, taught first at Oxford University and then at the University of Glasgow. He gained fame as a moral philosopher, and during his lifetime, his book The Theory of Moral Sentiments earned the critics' appraisal as his best work.
A comprehensive directory of world famous philosophers, including their biography, philosophies and work. Plato once said ‘Wonder is the feeling of the philosopher, and philosophy begins in wonder’. With this wonder a philosopher expresses his thoughts sometimes making life easier for millions.
About Philosophers: Their Lives and Works From Confucius and Plato to Karl Marx and Noam Chomsky, this book brings together more than illustrated biographies of the world's great : Book Description.
The Worlds Great Philosophers provides an introduction to a selection of the most profound and influential thinkers in the history of philosophy. The 40 essays in this volume, written by an outstanding international assembly of scholars, provide cogent and accessible discussions of key philosophers from both Eastern 2/5(1).
That's how "Masterpieces of World Philosophy" can help you to truly grasp the ideas of Aristotle and Aquinas, Confucius and Camus: it examines and summarizes nearly one hundred influential works through critical essays that focus on their themes and major points.
Based on the award-winning, five-volume reference, Cited by: 8. Best Philosophy Books for Beginners: Introductory and Surveys. A History of Western Philosophy – Bertrand Russell.
Bertrand Russel’s ‘A History of Western Philosophy’ has held a position of reverence since it’s first publication in This book does cover some of the most influential thinkers of the Western world only (mostly through the past years or so) and is not strictly about philosophy.
Large fonts with at most 4 pages per author (or thinker, as some never left any writings) does not give a proper idea of any of these thinker's real thoughts, however, and the author puts his own opinion of each one at /5. Great Thinkers of the Western World: The Major Ideas and Classic Works of More Than Outstanding Western Philosophers, Physical and Social Scientists, Psychologists, Religious Writers and Theologians Hardcover – Octo by Ian P.
Mcgreal (Author) out of 5 stars 9 ratings See all 2 formats and editionsCited by: 1. One of the greatest works of early 20th century philosophy, Bertrand Russell's book is an introduction to his line of thinking and to philosophy in general. Ancient eastern philosophy unravels the Tao, Zen and other holistic ways of thinking about the self and the universe.
These are the best eastern philosophy books, spanning Alan Watts, Lao Tzu, the. Rembrandt’s Philosopher in Meditation, a classical view of philosophy isolated from the world. The History of philosophy is as rich as it is complex. Here is an overview of great philosophers and major schools of thought that have punctuated the long history of philosophy from Ancient Greece to the Modern World.
Either way, many famous philosophers have made their contributions known to the world through their writings and their students. Below is a list of the greatest thinkers of all time along with their most important theories about human nature and other ponderings of the world.
Important Philosophers and Their Works Any student of philosophy will want to be familiar with key figures like Plato, Kant, Descartes, Locke, Nietzsche, Marx, Confucius, Sartre; as well as great works such as The Republic, Beyond Good and Evil, Meditations, and more.
Absent are many other great works of practical philosophy, and of course, other great works of theoretical and systemic philosophy. I’m not saying those are without value. I’m just saying that when most people wake up and try to make the most of their lives–or often, just struggle to get by–that’s not what they’re looking for.To look up a philosopher you know the name of, click on the first letter of his or her last name.
To find philosophers by core area, field, major philosophical tradition, ethnicity, or time periods, see the subheadings further below.Get this from a library! World philosophers and their works. [John K Roth; Christina J Moose; Rowena Wildin;] -- Examines the lives, works, and influence of ancient and contemporary world philosophers from Pythagoras and Jalal al-Din Rumi to Elie Wiesel and Alison M.
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