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Aristotle: Philosophy in an Hour

Lu par : Jonathan Keeble
Durée : 1 h et 10 min

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Philosophy for busy people. Listen to this succinct account of the philosophy of Aristotle in just one hour.

The philosophy of Aristotle dominated Western thought for over a thousand years. He had a mind that mastered all disciplines from mathematics to politics and had a continuing impact on every sphere of knowledge he touched. Above all, Aristotle is credited with the founding of logic. He divided human knowledge into separate categories, and enabled our understanding of the world to develop in a systematic fashion.

This is an expert account of Aristotle’s life and philosophical ideas - entertainingly written and is above all easy listening. Also included are selections from Aristotle’s work, suggested further reading, and chronologies that place Aristotle in the context of the broader scheme of philosophy.

©2012 Paul Strathern (P)2013 HarperCollins Publishers Limited

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Gute Philosophische Zusammenfassung

Sehr informative und gut zusammengefasste Reihe. Der Sprecher halt eine klare, gut verständliche Stimme und trägt in einem angenehmen Tonfall vor. Kommt einem aufgrund von persönlichen Implikationen des Autors jedoch an manchen stellen mehr wie eine Vorlesung, als ein Sachbuch vor.