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50 Philosophy Classics

Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing, Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books

By Tom Butler-Bowdon
Narrated by Sean Pratt / 13 hours 47 minutes

From Aristotle to Wittgenstein and Zizek, 50 Philosophy Classics provides a lively entry point to the field of philosophy. Analyses of key works by Descartes, Schopenhauer, Hegel, Heidegger, and Nietzsche also show how philosophy helped shape the thinking and events of the last 150 years. The list also includes 20th century greats including de Beauvoir, Foucault, Kuhn, and Sartre, along with contemporary philosophy including the writings and ideas of Peter Singer, Noam Chomsky, Harry Frankfurt, and Nassim Nicholas Taleb. 50 Philosophy Classics explores key writings that have shaped the discipline and impacted the real world. From Aristotle, Plato, and Epicurus in ancient times, to John Stuart Mill’s manifesto for individual freedom and Ralph Waldo Emerson’s struggle to understand fate as person versus the universe. Most notably, Butler-Bowdon takes readers beyond the twentieth century to introduce contemporary thinkers like Slavoj Zizek, who suggests that the fight for food and water, a biogenetic revolution, and social indicate the apocalyptic end of global liberal capitalism.

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Author
Narrator Sean Pratt
ISBN 9781469055718
Length 13 hours 47 minutes
Language English
Publisher Gildan Audio
Publication Date
Edition Unabridged
Libro.fm Rank #8,475 Overall
Genre Rank #658 in Science
 

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