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Publisher: iUniverse (June 29, 2000)
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"MEN OF IDEASThe lives and ideas of a few of the world's best-known philosophers are offered. Why learn philosohy? simply because, says the writer, all of our such a lot adored ideals are born in it. Our goverment, our relgions, our freedoms, our technological know-how, our procedure of justice, all come shape philosophy. The day-by-day newspapers are teaming with phlosophical speculations: civil rights, the rights of terrible and underprivileged, poltical freedoms, the enviroment.Philosophy is an try to comprehend what existence capacity, it's a search for a explanation for dwelling, it's a look for reasonsfor why we are living as we do or why we wish to swap existence as we all know it. it's an try to position ourselves on the earth and within the universe after which discover what that global and universe are.Since veryearly instances males have contemplated the questions that philosophy increases. many questions and solutions that folks discuss at the present time have been first mentioned in the past. This booklet is an try and express what humans ver aperiod of 2,500 years and from many elements of the realm have stated approximately rules which are as vital now as they ever were.The writer has condensed the biographies and options of fellows like Aristotle, Augustine, Confucius and Kierkegaard into easy-to-read, concise and thuought-provoking chapters.>"