Leibniz In 90 Minutes

November 10, 2000|
Leibniz In 90 Minutes by Paul Strathern
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"Each of these little books is witty and dramatic and creates a sense of time, place, and character....I cannot think of a better way to introduce oneself and one's friends to Western civilization."-Katherine A. Powers, Boston Globe. "Well-written, clear and informed, they have a breezy wit about them....I find them hard to stop reading."-Richard Bernstein, New York Times. "Witty, illuminating, and blessedly concise."-Jim Holt, Wall Street Journal. These brief and enlightening explorations of our greatest thinkers bring their ideas to life in entertaining and accessible fashion. Philosophical thought is deciphered and made comprehensive and interesting to almost everyone. Far from being a novelty, each book is a highly refined appraisal of the philosopher and his work, authoritative and clearly presented.
Paul Strathern is author of the popular and critically acclaimed Philosophers in 90 Minutes series. Highlights from the series include Nietzsche in 90 Minutes, Aristotle in 90 Minutes, and Plato in 90 Minutes. Mr. Strathern has lectured in philosophy and mathematics and now lives and writes in London. A former Somerset Maugham prize wi...
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Title:Leibniz In 90 Minutes
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:64 pages, 8.02 X 5.08 X 0.31 in
Shipping dimensions:64 pages, 8.02 X 5.08 X 0.31 in
Published:November 10, 2000
Publisher:Ivan R. Dee
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781566633314

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