Filosofía moderna: una introducción sinóptica. Front Cover. Roger Scruton. Cuatro Vientos, Bibliographic information. QR code for Filosofía moderna . Historia de la filosofía moderna: de Descartes a Wittgenstein. Front Cover. Roger Scruton. Península, – Fiction – pages. FILOSOFIA MODERNA by ROGER SCRUTON at – ISBN – ISBN – CUATRO VIENTOS – – Softcover.
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Got more from this than I did from my semester-long course on Early Modern Philosophy.
It includes new chapters covering Lacan, Deleuze and Badiou and some timely thoughts about the historians and social thinkers who led British intellectuals up the garden path during the filsofia decades, including Eric Hobsbawm and Ralph Miliband. It does assume a certain level of familiarity with some, albeit basic, philosophical terminology and concepts. He was better on the mid-late 19th century than earlier, and he scduton hopeless when it came to Heidegger damn.
The presentations of Leibniz and Spinoza in particular are a masterwork of clarity, and the section on Kant is as good as can be expected, when dealing with ideas the meaning of which nobody is actually sure. And yet we find no such thing” p. Unfortunately, I consider it a waste of filosoia, if, like me, you don’t have some average to high knowledge of philosophy themes.
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A Short History of Modern Philosophy (Routledge Classics)
I have Copleston’s entire 9 volume History of Philosophy set and Bertrand Russell’s entertaining History of Western Philosophy but decided to begin my return to modern philosophy with Scruton for a couple of reasons. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Then he turned around and did a nice, clear exposition on Sartre. His final chapters on recent philosophy from Modernna to Wittgensteinthough necessarily a bit brief, provides a great summary.
This book gives a clear timeline on the growth of philosophy over the years and good arguments for and against the different modes of thought. Books by Roger Scruton. Learn more about Amazon Prime. It was comforting whenever Scruton admits modera a particular thinker’s interpreters don’t even know what to do with certain things that person said.
Explore the Home Gift Guide. While I was aware of many of these philosophers, the book provided many threads between them and how they developed, dis- and reappeared.
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He’s short on vivid examples, high on confusing terms the predicate to the subject of the concept of the idea, etcand often seems more concerned with laying out his own judgments than explaining the theories he’s outlining. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. But, faced with the bewildering variety of the conclusions, the contradictions of the methods, and the darkness of the premises of the philosophers, the lay reader might well feel that this aim is either unfulfillable, or at best a pious hope rather than a serious intention Return to Book Page.
For a summary of Western philosophy for the informed amateur, I couldn’t recommend anything better. I would advise avoidance, especially if you’re not already a fairly knowledgeable student of philosophy and thus able to parse this reader-unfriendly text. Nevertheless I found the introduction very appealing, Scruton’s “meta”-philosophy is very to the This short history is, first of all, indeed very short and succinct but certainly not cursory.
I’ve read a number of intro to philosophy-style books, so the ideas and philosophers discussed here are not exactly unfamiliar to me.
The philosophers themselves seem to be in dialogue in this book. A specialised dictionary is absolutely necessary. Sir Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher who has published more than forty books in philosophy, aesthetics and politics.
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The author’s breadth of knowledge is incredible, and he uses his broader understanding of the History of Ideas to inform his srcuton of individual A superbly engaging summary of Western philosophy, starting from a brief recap of post-Hellenistic thought Scruton comes to the defense of the medieval scholastics, showing how their work pre-empted many recent ideas and then getting into depth from Descartes onwards, culminating in Wittgenstein and the modern conception of philosophy of language.
He teaches in both England and America and is a Visiting Professor at Department of Philosophy and Fellow of Blackfriars Hall, Oxford, he is also a Senior Fellow at the Ethics and Public Sir Roger Scruton is a writer and philosopher who has published more than forty books filodofia philosophy, aesthetics and politics.
There’s a problem loading this menu right now. There were a few philosophers for whom I modedna had a passing acquaintance before reading this book, a few who were only names and footnotes to me.
A superbly engaging summary of Western philosophy, starting from a brief recap of post-Hellenistic thought Scruton comes to the defense of the medieval scholastics, showing how their work pre-empted many recent ideas and then getting into rlger from Descartes onwards, culminating in Wittgenstein and the modern conception of philosophy of language.
Gembel Cemelekete rated it it was amazing Aug filodofia, Written both for the seasoned student of philosophy as well as the general reader, the renowned writer Roger Scruton provides a survey of modern philosophy.
Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Be the first to review this item Amazon Best Sellers Cilosofia Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. In fact he had little to direct against him. Furthermore, the sections on Descartes the section on the British moerna was a bit tediousHegel, Marx, Nietzsche and Kant, who gets the amount of coverage the greatest philosopher of modernity deserves, were impeccable.