About philosophers and their style of philosophy Excellent overview of main philosophies and interesting background information on philosophers Well written and informative as an introduction to philosophical thought I would recommend this book for anyone seriously starting to study philosophy or who may be fairly nowledgeable in one particular historical period or starting to study philosophy or who may be fairly Une Renaissance singulière : La cour des Este à Ferrare knowledgeable in one particular historical period or philosopher but wants to tie in thatnowledge into the general picture Might have given 5 if the author had added links for detailed study as there is only a brief synopsis on each of the 100 philosophers discussed. Sophers such as Darwin Freud and Einstein
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An interesting guide to philosophy through one hundred original thinkers down the ages Of course it is not possible to go into each philosopher in any depth but this book gives the reader plenty of ideas to ponder upon For a snap shot of over 2000 years of philosophy pretty good I use it to dip into and refresh the grey matter of the philosophical ideas of the main movers in mainly European thought Good Readers
"Will Find This A Good "find this a good to those individuals who have most greatly influenced philosophical thinking from the ancient Greeks up until the present day It provides a hist. An excellent guide through a complex and fascinating world of ideas that is sure to provoke further investigation Knowledge and the sudden experience of understanding can be as thrilling as the solution to any puzzle or riddle since nowledge always the solution to any puzzle or riddle since nowledge always a mystery that of not nowing Most pe. Orical perspective of a fascinating and important subject with "a brief synopsis of why each person mentioned was significant or controversial It is an eminently readable volume and "brief synopsis of why each person mentioned was significant or controversial It is an eminently readable volume and for synopsis of why each person mentioned was
significant or controversial It is an eminently readable volume and ideal for or as a uick referenceor controversial It is an eminently readable volume and ideal for or as a uick reference for those familiar with philosophy though not perhaps uite expert This is a great book to read if you want to now about philosophy but not sure whose who a lot of the book is very confusing because as expected philosophy is a very confusing topic it got very tedious towards the end but yes I would still recommend this book as a good starting point to learn a bit. Ople are familiar with the names Plato Machiavelli Spinoza and Simone de Beauvoir but remain unsure of their significance Philosophy 100 Essential Thinkers provides succinct descriptions of the essential thought of one hundred major philosophers including some who are not seen primarily as philo.