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Published: 17 July 2008

376 Pages | 41 black and white illustrations


ISBN: 9780198752769

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The Rise of Modern Philosophy

A New History of Western Philosophy, Volume 3

Anthony Kenny

New History of Western Philosophy

  • The first major single-author narrative of the history of philosophy for several decades
  • Written for anyone who wants to learn about the intellectual development of mankind - no prior knowledge of philosophy assumed
  • This volume covers the great period of modern philosophy between 1520 and 1820
  • Introduces all the giants of the era, including Descartes, Spinoza, Locke, Leibniz, Berkeley, Hume, Hegel, and Kant
  • Ideal for use on undergraduate courses on the history of modern philosophy