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An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy, 20th Anniversary Edition

Kenny, Anthony

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3. Edition October 2018
464 Pages, Softcover
Wiley & Sons Ltd

ISBN: 978-1-119-45279-9
John Wiley & Sons

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An illustrated tour through the history of Western philosophy by renowned authority Anthony Kenny, newly revised and expanded in a special 20th anniversary edition

Newly revised and expanded for a special 20th anniversary publication, the latest edition of An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy contains all of Anthony Kenny's original writings on the history of Western philosophy from ancient to modern, along with new writings on the philosophy of the mid-20th century, covering important contributions from continental philosophers and philosophers of the post-Wittgenstein anglophone tradition, including the work of many women whose works have too often been neglected by the historical record.
* The only book of its kind, offering complete, concise coverage of the full Western philosophical tradition over 2,500 years of history
* A valuable resource for the general philosophy reader and the beginning philosophy student
* Filled with photos, illustrations, paintings, and maps to provide further dimensions to this comprehensive history
* Authored by one of the most respected and learned philosophers of the modern era
* Widely translated and a consistent best-seller in philosophy resources for the general reader

ANTHONY KENNY has held many prestigious titles over the course of his career, including Master of Balliol College, Oxford; Warden of Rhodes House, Oxford; President of the British Academy; President of the Royal Institute of Philosophy; and Chair of the Board of the British Library. With over fifty books published in his career, his most recent works are The Enlightenment: A Very Short History (2017) and a memoir, Brief Encounters, to be published in September 2018.

A. Kenny, University of Oxford