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Philosophy - From the Ancient Greeks to Great Thinkers of Modern Times - cover

Philosophy - From the Ancient Greeks to Great Thinkers of Modern Times

Anne Rooney

Publisher: Arcturus Publishing

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The unexamined life is not worth living. - Plato (c.427-347BC)This illustrated book traces the historical development of philosophical thought from the Ancient Greeks through the Enlightenment to the present day. It explores the five main branches of philosophy - metaphysics, epistemology, logic, ethics, and aesthetics - and includes biographies of significant philosophers and accounts of important texts. It is an accessible and fascinating account of the preoccupations of some of the world's greatest thinkers.Topics include:• The nature of being and reality• The existence of God• Free will and predestination• Ethics in daily life• How we might make a good societyABOUT THE SERIES: Arcturus Fundamentals Series explains fascinating and far-reaching topics in simple terms. Designed with rustic, tactile covers and filled with dynamic illustrations and fact boxes, these books will help you quickly get to grips with complex topics that affect our day-to-day living.

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