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Four modern philosophers

Arne Næss

Four modern philosophers

Carnap, Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Sartre

by Arne Næss

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Published in Chicago .
Written in English


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StatementTranslated by A. Hannay.
The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL19712490M

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I think that my book can best be described as one operating in four dimensions. The first two dimensions, forming a geometric plane, are the ideas presented by the ancient philosophers and modern thinkers. The ancient philosophers provide the base of the triangle. Niccolo Machiavelli () had quite a different outlook on things than these philosophers -- still, however, typifying humanism. He wrote about hardball politics in a book called The Prince, His reputation became so negative, that “Old Nick” became a .

Book Description: This is a textbook (or better, a workbook) in modern philosophy. It combines readings from primary sources with two pedagogical tools. Paragraphs in italics introduce figures and texts. Numbered study questions (also in italics) ask students to reconstruct an argument or position from the text, or draw connections among the readings. Pre-Socratic philosophers: Made obvious the dichotomy between reason and senses Attempted to explain reality without religion (mythos) Attempted to understand how mathematical numbers were related to the flux of reality Attempted to explain the problems of the One and the ManyFile Size: 6MB.


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This book goes into a fair bit of depth dealing with, as the title suggests, four (relatively) modern philosophers. They are Rudolf Carnap, Ludwig Wittgenstein, Martin Heidegger, and /5(2). As a philosophy student that is rather used to long dull books this book was a nice surprise compared to most - I actualy enjoyed reading it.

Although I find Heidegger a bit tedious and Marleau-Ponty was a newer name for me, this book is laid out clearly, easy to follow, and gets right to the meat and potatoes of each philosophers by: The book is organized not by historic period or philosophic school or individual philosopher, but by time-honored concepts that "real philosophers" have made their concerns for centuries.

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The 17th and early 20th centuries roughly mark the beginning and the end of. The Four Philosophers: Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu, and Rousseau. Thomas Hobbes: (Born: April 5, / Died: December 4, ) Life accomplishments: wrote an English translation of the Thucydides that got published in Was a tutor for the son of Sir Gervase Clinton.

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The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (c. – BCE). Philosophical methods include. Not coincidentally, this is very much Hume's project in the Four Philosophers essays as well, and the hybrid dialogue–essay form, which makes the reader immediately aware that first-order questions about the good life come from multiple, contingent points of view, is a powerful tool for drawing the reader to second-order questions about the Cited by: 2.

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