An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny

By Anthony Kenny

This illustrated version of Sir Anthony Kenny’s acclaimed survey of Western philosophy deals the main concise and compelling tale of the entire improvement of philosophy available.

Spanning 2,500 years of notion, An Illustrated short historical past of Western Philosophy presents crucial assurance of the main influential philosophers of the Western global, between them Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Jesus, Augustine, Aquinas, Machiavelli, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, Darwin, Freud, Frege, Russell, and Wittgenstein.

Replete with over 60 illustrations - starting from Dufresnoy’s The dying of Socrates, via to the identify web page of Thomas More’s Utopia, graphics of Hobbes and Rousseau, images of Charles Darwin and Bertrand Russell, Freud’s personal comic strip of the Ego and the identity, and Wittgenstein’s Austrian army identification card - this lucid and masterful paintings is perfect for somebody with an curiosity in Western thought.

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