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  • Brief Encounters by Anthony Kenny
    Brief Encounters (English, Hardback)

    Anthony Kenny's encounters with some of the leading religious, political and intellectual figures of our time.

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  • The Eudemian Ethics by Aristotle
    The Eudemian Ethics (English, Paperback)

    The Eudemian Ethics is a major treatise on moral philosophy whose central concern is what makes life worth living. This is the first time it has been published in its entirety in any modern language. Anthony Kenny's fine translation is accompanied by a lucid introduction and explanatory notes.

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  • Aristotle's Ethics by Aristotle
    Aristotle's Ethics (English, Paperback)

    Aristotle's moral philosophy is a pillar of Western ethical thought. It bequeathed to the world an emphasis on virtues and vices, happiness as well-being or a life well lived, and rationally motivated action as a mean between extremes. Its influence was felt well beyond antiquity into the Middle Ages, particularly through the writings of St. Thomas Aquinas. In the past century, with the rise of...

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  • Immanuel Kant by Anthony Kenny
    Immanuel Kant (English, Paperback)

    Historical introduction to Immanuel Kant and his continuing influence on the world and how we see it.

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  • A New History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny
    A New History of Western Philosophy (English, Paperback)

    Sir Anthony Kenny presents a fascinating and authoritative new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad popular readership, Kenny's lucid and stimulating history will become the definitive work for anyone interested in the people and ideas that shaped the course of Western thought.

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  • The Rise of Modern Philosophy by Anthony Kenny
    The Rise of Modern Philosophy (English, Paperback)

    Anthony Kenny's engaging new history of Western philosophy now advances into the modern era.The Rise of Modern Philosophyis the fascinating story of the emergence of the great ideas and worldviews of modern thought. Beautifully illustrated throughout, Kenny's book introduces us to some of the world's most original and influential thinkers.

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  • Wittgenstein by Anthony Kenny
    Wittgenstein (English, Paperback)

    This revised edition of Sir Anthony Kenny's classic work on Wittgenstein contains a new introduction which covers developments in Wittgenstein scholarship since the book was first published. * Widely praised for providing a lucid and historically informed account of Wittgenstein's core philosophical concerns.

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  • Philosophy in the Modern World by Anthony Kenny
    Philosophy in the Modern World (English, Paperback)

    Sir Anthony Kenny tells the fascinating story of the development of philosophy from the early 19th to the late 20th century. He guides the reader through the ideas of such great thinkers as Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Sartre, Marx, Wittgenstein, and Russell. This volume concludes Kenny's magisterial New History of Western Philosophy.

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  • Poetics by Aristotle
    Poetics (English, Paperback)

    A founding text of European aestheticism and literary criticism, Poetics underpins our moden understanding of imaginative writing. Anthony Kenny's new translation is accompanied by associated material from Plato, Sir Philip Sidney, P. B. Shelley, and Dorothy L. Sayers and a wide-ranging introduction.

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  • On Aquinas by Herbert McCabe
    On Aquinas (English, Paperback)

    The revival of interest in Aquinas has run simultaneously with the rise of interest in Aristotle, on whose philosophy Aquinas based his own. This work brings Aquinas' thought to life and underlines the influence of Aquinas on our contemporary thought.

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  • The Unknown God by Anthony Kenny
    The Unknown God (English, Paperback)

    Kenny, an atheist, has never been able to let go of God and he continues to struggle with the intellectual problems of theism and the possibility of believing in God. In this title Kenny revisits the Five Ways of Aquinas and argues that they are not so much proofs as definitions of God.

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  • Philosophical Grammar by Ludwig Wittgenstein
    Philosophical Grammar (English, Paperback)

    In 1933 Ludwig Wittgenstein revised a manuscript he had compiled from his 1930-1932 notebooks, but the work as a whole was not published until 1969, asPhilosophische Grammatik. This first English translation clearly reveals the central placePhilosophical Grammar occupies in Wittgenstein's thought and provides a link from his earlier philosophy to his later views.

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  • A New History of Western Philosophy by Anthony Kenny
    A New History of Western Philosophy (English, Hardback)

    Sir Anthony Kenny unfolds a magisterial new history of Western philosophy. Specially written for a broad popular readership, Kenny's lucid and stimulating history will become the definitive work for anyone interested in the people and ideas that shaped the course of Western thought.

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  • The Rise of Modern Philosophy by Anthony Kenny
    The Rise of Modern Philosophy (English, Hardback)

    Presenting a story of the emergence of the great ideas and worldviews of modern thought, this illustrated book introduces the readers to some of the world's most original and influential thinkers, and shows them the way to an understanding of their famous works.

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  • The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: The Correspondence Volume 3 by Rene Descartes
    The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: The Correspondence Volume 3 (English, Paperback)

    Volumes I and II provide a completely new translation of Descartes' philosophical works, based on the best available Latin and French texts. This volume contains 207 of Descartes' letters, over half of which have not been translated into English before, including Anthony Kenny's translation of selected philosophical letters, first published in 1970.

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  • Wyclif in His Times by Anthony Kenny
    Wyclif in His Times (English, Hardback)

    This collection of essays is based on a series of lectures given at Balliol College in 1984 to celebrate Wyclif's sexcentenary. Its aim is to illustrate the full breadth of his achievements as the foremost thinker of medieval England.

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  • Aristotle on the Perfect Life by Sir Anthony Kenny
    Aristotle on the Perfect Life (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Aristotle's teaching on the subject of happiness is of vital importance to the question of the relevance of his ethics today. This treatise argues that philosophers should look to the "Eudemian Ethics" for a comprehensive account of the perfect life.

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  • The God of the Philosophers by Anthony Kenny
    The God of the Philosophers (English, Paperback)

    Based on the Wilde Lectures in Natural Religion given in Oxford in 1970-72.

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  • Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings by Rene Descartes
    Descartes: Selected Philosophical Writings (Multiple languages, Paperback)

    Based on the new and much acclaimed two-volume Cambridge edition of The Philosophical Writings of Descartes, this anthology contains the most important and widely studied of those writings, including the Discourse and Meditations and substantial extracts from the Regulae, Optics, Principles, Objectives and Replies, Comments on a Broadsheet, and Passions of the Soul.

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  • Ancient Philosophy by Anthony Kenny
    Ancient Philosophy (English, Paperback)

    Tells the story of the birth of philosophy and its remarkable flourishing in the ancient Mediterranean world. This is the first of four volumes, which unfolds the history of Western philosophy. It is suitable for those interested in the people and ideas that shaped the course of Western thought.

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