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Philosophy 100 Essential Thinkers


The book provides concise summaries of the lives and intellectual contributions of one hundred influential philosophers, ranging from ancient figures like Socrates and Aristotle to modern thinkers such as Wittgenstein and Sartre. It offers an overview of their key ideas, philosophical contexts, and lasting impacts on the field of philosophy.

Key points:

1. Existentialism: A philosophy linked to Kierkegaard and Sartre, emphasizing individual freedom and responsibility. It challenges the idea of a fully understandable, rational universe.

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