Philosophers Behaving Badly

Philosophers Behaving Badly

Book - 2005
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An engaging and often hilarious survey of the far-from-fusty extra-curricular activities of some of philosophy's finest practitioners   Philosophers Behaving Badly examines the lives of eight great philosophers--Rousseau, whose views on education and the social order seem curiously at odds with his own outrageous life; Schopenhauer and Nietzsche, two giants of the 19th century whose words seem ever more relevant today; and five immensely influential philosophers of the 20th century, Russell, Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Sartre, and Foucault.
Publisher: London ; Chester Speings : Peter Owen Publishers ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, 2005
ISBN: 9780720612196
0720612195
Branch Call Number: 190 Rodgers
190 Rodgers
Characteristics: 240 p. ; 22 cm
Additional Contributors: Thompson, Mel 1946-

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