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Great Philosophers

This series of incisive intellectual conversations from the BBC archives presents a comprehensive introduction to the concepts of Western philosophy through 15 of its greatest thinkers. Each program features series creator, world-renowned author, professor, and philosophy specialist Bryan Magee, who discusses the philosophers’ ideas within the context of their times and intellectual accomplishments with other distinguished experts. 15-part series, 43–48 minutes each.


Item#: BVL7278
Copyright date: ©1997
DVD ISBN 978-1-4213-8703-1

The Series Includes : Plato | Aristotle | Medieval Philosophy: Thomas Aquinas | Descartes | Spinoza and Leibniz | Locke and Berkeley | Hume | Kant | Hegel and Marx | Schopenhauer | Nietzsche | Husserl, Heidegger, and Modern Existentialism | The American Pragmatists: C. S. Peirce, William James, and John Dewey | Frege, Russell, and Modern Logic | Wittgenstein
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