Magee's study should however not merely be reviewed but also read; for it is thorough, lucid and wide-ranging...a substantial work. Times Higher Education Supplement
About the Author
Brian Magee is a noted philosopher, writer, critic, and broadcaster. His publications include Men of Ideas
(1982), The Great Philosophers
(1988), and (with Martin Milligan) On Blindness
(1995). He has held visiting fellowships at Yale and Oxford Universities, among others. He has been Honorary Senior Research Fellow in the History of Ideas at King's College, London since 1984, and he is an Honorary Fellow at Keble College, Oxford.