SCM Briefly 25 Great Philosophers offers a brief guide to the lives, writings and principal philosophical ideas of some of the worlds great philosophers, from Plato to Jean Paul Sartre. Here is a brief and accessible introduction to philosophy and its main proponents. In only five pages, readers get an introduction to the life, the context and the writing of each philosopher. A glossary of philosophical terms is provided at the end of the book.
Philosophers covered in this book include: Plato (c. 429-347 BC), Aristotle (384-22 BC), Marcus Aurelius (121-80), Augustine (354-430), Anselm (1033-1109), Aquinas (1224/5-74), Montaigne (1533-92), Hobbes (1588-1679), Descartes (1596-1650), Locke (1632-1704), Spinoza (1632-77), Leibniz (1646-1716), Berkeley (1685-1753), Hume (1711-76), Rousseau (1712-78), Kant (1724-1804), Bentham (1748-1832), Hegel (1770-1831), Mill (1806-73), Kierkegaard (1813-55), Russell (1872-1970), Moore (1873-1958), Wittgenstein (1889-1951), Sartre (1905-80), Ayer (1910-89).
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