Modern Philosophy

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Random House UK, Jan 15, 2004 - Philosophy - 624 pages
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Roger Scruton is one of the most widely respected philosophers of our time, and this book is considered by many to be the best philosophical primer since Bertrand Russellís The Problems of Philosophy.

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Review: Modern Philosophy: An Introduction and Survey

User Review  - Stan Murai - Goodreads

Roger Scruton has produced a very readable and instructive overview on modern philosophy. He takes a topical approach, covering areas as varied as logic, ethics, epistemology, and aesthetics, among ... Read full review

Review: Modern Philosophy: An Introduction and Survey

User Review  - John Briggs - Goodreads

A tremendous overview of philosophy from Descartes forward, particularly on Wittgenstein and Kant. Probably more than a mere introduction for most people on the philosophers after the classical period ... Read full review

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About the author (2004)

Roger Scruton was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge. He taught for twenty years in the department of philosophy, Birkbeck College, University of London, and is now Professor of Philosophy at Boston University, Massachusetts. He is the editor of the Salisbury Review. His works include Art and Imagination, The Aesthetics of Architecture, The Meaning of Conservatism, Sexual Desire and The Philosopher on Dover Beach. He has written four works of fiction, most recently the highly acclaimed Xanthippic Dialogues. When in the UK, he lives in Wiltshire.

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