Journals Higher Education



Published: 12 October 2000

352 Pages | numerous halftones


ISBN: 9780192893222

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The Great Philosophers

An Introduction to Western Philosophy

Bryan Magee

  • Has sold 47,000 copies already (21,000 in the UK)
  • Based on transcripts of a BBC television series
  • Bryan Magee in conversation with some of the most important twentieth-century philosophers, including Martha Nussbaum, Bernard Williams, Geoffrey Warnock, Peter Singer, A. J. Ayer, and John Searle
  • Philosophers discussed range from Plato and Aristotle through to Heidegger, Satre, Russell and Wittgenstein
  • Illustrated with photographs of the twentieth-century philosophers at the time of the interviews, and portraits of the philosophers discussed.

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