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Ideas of the great philosophers

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Published by Barnes & Noble in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statement[by] William S. Sahakian [and] Mabel Lewis Sahakian.
    SeriesEveryday handbooks, no. 218
    ContributionsSahakian, Mabel Lewis, joint author.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB29 .S23
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 181 p.
    Number of Pages181
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5992039M
    LC Control Number66023155

    It was published by Quercus and has a total of pages in the book. Plato c. Nationality: British Known for: Co-founder of analytic philosophy. His main cointributions include political philosophy and realism.

    This English philosopher wrote in the mid 17th century, Leviathan, which laid the groundwork for the introduction of the social contract theory. I plan to purchase this book for my college-bound grandson. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. No part of this excerpt may be reproduced or reprinted without permission in writing from the publisher. This is its meaning for mankind.

    One was a lifelong advocate of women's rights; another insisted that women were demonstrably inferior to men. Now we can read those letters and they can guide us through problems with grief, wealth, poverty, success, failure, education and so many other things. Historians view him as the first of the scientific philosophers. The volumes contained the following works:.


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