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I was hoping for a book on differing philosophical opions but I got a book of short biographies of 100 philosophers. This was a dissappointment. Read morePublished 24 months ago by Bill M
First, I recognize the near impossibility of such a project, for one writer to give an objective sketch of such a range of thinkers, so as to tell more about them than about... Read morePublished on January 11, 2011 by C.
I have many philosophy books of this kind and this one is among the best, if not THE best.
With "only" 100 slots to work with, there are tough choices to be made in... Read more
I love these type books. This work contains brief portraits of 100 different thinkers. I use these type books to determine who I will research next. Read morePublished on November 28, 2008 by Richard E. Noble
while this book may seem excellent from the point of view of the beginner, it is subtly riddled with the personal bias of the author, sometimes subjective, sometimes plain... Read morePublished on July 29, 2008 by Albert Harrington
If you want to read a relatively quick review of philosophical thought and inquiry of the past 2000+ years, this book is a perfect starting point. Read morePublished on August 10, 2007 by Brandon E. Baker
Excellent book for the beginner in philosophy. Format very appealing,friendly and short. Especially good are the inclusion of the most influential present day philosophers and most... Read morePublished on January 16, 2007 by Roland R. Kratzner