Filosofía moderna: una introducción sinóptica. Front Cover. Roger Scruton. Cuatro Vientos, Bibliographic information. QR code for Filosofía moderna . Historia de la filosofía moderna: de Descartes a Wittgenstein. Front Cover. Roger Scruton. Península, – Fiction – pages. FILOSOFIA MODERNA by ROGER SCRUTON at – ISBN – ISBN – CUATRO VIENTOS – – Softcover.
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I was less enamoured of the parts covering Hegel and Phenomenology, as they were less insightful for me, but then perhaps this may be because they are quite impenetrable without lots more work.
Scruton has his biases, but they are so well known and therefore apparent and mostly harmless. The author’s breadth of knowledge is incredible, and he uses his broader understanding of the History of Ideas to inform his portrayal of individual A superbly engaging summary of Western philosophy, starting from a brief recap of post-Hellenistic thought Scruton comes to the defense of the medieval scholastics, showing how their work pre-empted many recent ideas and then getting into depth from Descartes onwards, culminating in Wittgenstein and the modern conception of philosophy of language.
As one of the most prominent Anglophone philosophers to deal with aesthetics, Scruton is ideally posed to present both the Continental and the Analytical traditions fairly – giving a far more nuanced presentation, for example, of the ideas of Hegel than Bertrand Russell’s pugnacious history does. Despite the author known as being a “conservative”, he was less critical of Marx than one might imagine.
Not hearing these sides of the arguments in the past, it was nevertheless quite useful and informative to understand the arguments put forth on both sides. Get to Know Us.
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Want to Read saving…. Sections on the British Empiricists were good – although if this is your interest Priests “The British Empiricists” is better.
Very good on the existentialists. Always engaging, Scruton takes us on a fascinating tour of the subject, from founding moderba Descartes to the most important and famous philosopher of the twentieth century, Ludwig Wittgenstein.
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roher Wallace Wallace DeWitt rated it really liked it. So studying these people, and philosophy, being philosophy, led me to other past philosophers Edicions 62 April Language: Philosophy is all about expanding choice; and after reading this book, you’ll come to find that many of the beliefs you take for granted might not You don’t need to spend 8 years in Undergrad like I did to understand the basic of Philosophy.
Books by Roger Scruton. The presence of that latter book appears quite a few times here: East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. May 16, Ryan Linkous rated it liked it. By presenting this as a history Scruton is able to contrast and compare a range of philosophers and explain the development of European philosophy.
There’s also a smart advisory section on which books to read per philosopher to gain a better understanding of their views, in fact, I think I should read more on Descartes.
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So I figured I should br Roger Scruton is a man of strong opinions who manages to understand other opinions while not necessarily sharing them Modern philosophy is a little out of my field, aside from a couple undergraduate classes in modern philosophy, Hume, Kant, Neitzsche and Kierkegaard many years agoI have always focused on Medieval philosophy. He can be a bit dry and it’s a struggle to pay attention even though he is concise and hits all the main filoxofia.
A superbly engaging summary of Western philosophy, starting from ,oderna brief recap of post-Hellenistic thought Scruton comes to the defense of the medieval scholastics, showing how their work pre-empted many recent ideas and then getting into depth from Descartes onwards, culminating in Wittgenstein and the modern conception of philosophy of language.
He allows each thinker to express themselves and he emphasizes each philosophers’ contribution to western thought.
Scruton is helpfully explicit, like Russell before him, on where his sympathies lie: Nov 13, Courtney Stackhouse rated it liked it.
Write a customer review. A word of caution though – this is not a book for the complete philosophy novice, even if it is called an introduction. He’s short on vivid examples, rogsr on confusing terms the predicate to the subject of the concept of the idea, etcand often seems more concerned with filossofia out his own judgments than explaining the theories he’s outlining.
No trivia or quizzes yet. Firstly, I trust him as scrkton guide. One of the best book to get an idea about how philosophy evolved from the days of Descartes. The language the author uses is not accessible to the majority of the non-initiated audience.
There were a few philosophers for whom I only had a passing acquaintance before reading this book, a few who were only names and footnotes to me.