A History of Western Thought

A History of Western Thought

From Ancient Greece to the Twentieth Century

Book - 2001
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This work is a comprehensive introduction to the history of Western philosophy from the Pre-Socratics to 20th century thought. In addition to all the key figures, the book covers thinkers such as Vico, Montesquieu, Durkheim and Weber. Along with in-depth discussion of the philosophical movements, Skirbekk and Gilje also discuss the natural sciences, the establishment of the Humanities, Socialism and Fascism, Psychoanalysis, and the rise of the social sciences. History of Western Thought should be an ideal introduction to philosophy and the sociological and scientific structures that have shaped modern day philosophy.
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition: 7th ed.
ISBN: 9780415220736
Branch Call Number: 190 Skirbekk 2001
Characteristics: xv, 487 p. :,ill. ;,25 cm.
Additional Contributors: Gilje, Nils 1947-
Alternative Title: Filosofihistorie


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