A terrific advent for the informal reader and a useful reference for the coed, The Philosopher's Handbook positive factors the writings of a few of the world's such a lot influential philosophers. according to the basis that every one humans are thinking about their life, Rosen's assortment brings jointly basic excerpts from the works of favorite thinkers equivalent to Plato, Nietzsche, Descartes, Machiavelli, and Kant. specialists in each one box have conscientiously chosen the resources and supplied short introductions to aid readers achieve perception into the readings. Newly revised as a way to emphasize its huge charm, The Philosopher's Handbook is a fantastic creation to Western philosophy for all inquiring minds.

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