How The World Works: Philosophy: From The Ancient Greeks To Great Thinkers Of Modern Times
'The unexamined life is not worth living.' Plato (c.427-347BC)This book traces strands of thought in Western philosophy, from the Ancient Greeks to the present day. An accessible, fascinating account of the major preoccupations of the world's greatest thinkers, it explores the five branches of philosophy - metaphysics, epistemology, logic, ethics, and aesthetics. It includes biographies of significant figures, accounts of important texts, and definitions of key concepts such as scepticism, relativism, and empiricism.Topics include: - The nature of being and reality - The existence of God - Romanticism and existentialism - Free will and predestination - Ethics in daily life - How we might make a good societyBeautifully illustrated throughout
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- Format: Paperback
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- Language: English
- Publisher: Arcturus Pub
- ISBN-13: 9781788883528
- ISBN: 1788883527
- Publication Year: 2019