eBook The Britannica Guide the World's Most Influential People Series: The 100 Most Influential Philosophers of All Time, 1st Edition

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  • Original Copyright 2010 | Published/Released March 2012
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I think, therefore I am … influential. Leading philosophers conduct a rational investigation of truth to arrive at a set of principles that others believe and adopt. This compendium of the world's greatest thinkers includes the likes of Confucius, Aristotle, Immanuel Kant, Hannah Arendt, and René Descartes.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Pythagoras.
2: Confucius.
3: Heracleitus.
4: Parmenides.
5: Zeno of Elea.
6: Socrates.
7: Democritus.
8: Plato.
9: Aristotle.
10: Mencius.
11: Zhuangzi.
12: Pyrrhon of Elis.
13: Epicurus.
14: Zeno of Citium.
15: Philo Judaeus.
16: Epictetus.
17: Marcus Aurelius.
18: Nagarjuna.
19: Plotinus.
20: Sextus Empiricus.
21: Saint Augustine.
22: Hypatia.
23: Anicius Manlius Severinus Boethius.
24: Śaṅkara.
25: Yaqūb ibn Isḥāq aṣ-Ṣābaḥ al-Kindī.
26: Al-Fārābī.
27: Avicenna.
28: Rāmānuja.
29: Ibn Gabirol.
30: Saint Anselm of Canterbury.
31: Al-Ghazālī.
32: Peter Abelard.
33: Averroës.
34: Zhu Xi.
35: Moses Maimonides.
36: Ibn al-‘Arabī.
37: Shinran.
38: Saint Thomas Aquinas.
39: John Duns Scotus.
40: William of Ockham.
41: Niccolò Machiavelli.
42: Wang Yangming.
43: Francis Bacon, Viscount Saint Alban (or Albans), Baron of Verulam.
44: Thomas Hobbes.
45: René Descartes.
46: John Locke.
47: Benedict de Spinoza.
48: Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz.
49: Giambattista Vico.
50: George Berkeley.
51: Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de La Brède et de Montesquieu.
52: David Hume.
53: Jean-Jacques Rousseau.
54: Immanuel Kant.
55: Moses Mendelssohn.
56: Marie-Jean-Antoine-Nicolas de Caritat, Marquis de Condorcet.
57: Jeremy Bentham.
58: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel.
59: Arthur Schopenhauer.
60: Auguste Comte.
61: John Stuart Mill.
62: Søren Kierkegaard.
63: Karl Marx.
64: Herbert Spencer.
65: Wilhelm Dilthey.
66: William James.
67: Friedrich Nietzsche.
68: Friedrich Ludwig Gottlob Frege.
69: Edmund Husserl.
70: Henri Bergson.
71: John Dewey.
72: Alfred North Whitehead.
73: Benedetto Croce.
74: Nishida Kitarō.
75: Bertrand Russell.
76: G.E. Moore.
77: Martin Buber.
78: Ludwig Wittgenstein.
79: Martin Heidegger.
80: Rudolf Carnap.
81: Sir Karl Popper.
82: Theodor Wiesengrund Adorno.
83: Jean-Paul Sartre.
84: Hannah Arendt.
85: Simone de Beauvoir.
86: Willard Van Orman Quine.
87: Sir A.J. Ayer.
88: Wilfrid Sellars.
89: John Rawls.
90: Thomas S. Kuhn.
91: Michel Foucault.
92: Noam Chomsky.
93: Jürgen Habermas.
94: Sir Bernard Williams.
95: Jacques Derrida.
96: Richard Rorty.
97: Richard Nozick.
98: Saul Kripke.
99: David Kellogg Lewis.
100: Peter (Albert David) Singer.
Glossary.
For Further Reading.
Index.