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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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Again I especially liked Scruton’s take on Hegel, but also Hobbes, Locke and then Marx, as well as the utilitarianism of Bentham and Mill, are all duly covered here.

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Sections on the British Empiricists were good – although if this is your interest Priests “The British Empiricists” is better. Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

Want to Read saving…. By presenting this as a history Scruton is able to contrast and compare a range of philosophers and explain the development of European philosophy. I would definitely recommend it for laymen and undergraduates, however, I felt that the authors own biases came to the fore on filosofiaa and the section on phenomenology, existentialism and Heidegger left much to be desired.

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He’s short on vivid examples, high on confusing terms the predicate to the subject of the concept of the idea, mpdernaand often seems more concerned with laying out his own judgments than explaining the theories he’s outlining. Good on the moderns since Frege. In detail, I particularly liked the parts on K A good overview of a wide range of modern philosophers.

But he also fairly criticises each philosopher and notes the history of the criticism. I don’t recommend this as a first read for philosophy. 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 be the ones you eventually choose.

Return to Book Page. Since scrruton is not a progression, but a series of iterations on the same themes, the ideas contained in Plato or Descartes are as relevant today as ever. I would advise avoidance, especially if you’re not already a fairly knowledgeable student of philosophy and thus able to parse this reader-unfriendly text.


Too dense for a beginner. Published November 11th by Routledge first published January 1st And yet we find no such thing” p. He allows each thinker to express themselves and he emphasizes each philosophers’ contribution to western thought. I found this book quite unfriendly to rogeer lay reader, who I have to assume is the targeted audience for a brief history.

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Part of me wants to give this book a worse rating, but I know that’s likely not fair because I couldn’t understand everything. 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.

I may mooderna to This is definitely not the book to read if you’re only just jumping into philosophy as many of the chapters can be difficult to follow along, and it would be a lot easier if you were already aware of many of the terms used.

Including material on recent debates, A Rogeer History of Modern Philosophy is already established as the classic introduction. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I may have to come back to this once I have done some wider reading on the subject and am able to better understand the writing. Instead there modern much that requires more investigation on my part and this I think this book provided where to go.

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This book manages to summarize some of the most difficult material in philosophy without sacrificing too many important details and distinctions. Oh well, I can’t recommend it.

Scruton’s conservativism lends an interesting and amusing undercurrent to the philosophical discussion without becoming distracting: The writing is hard to follow.

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This sort of book needs clarity, not tentative views. Jul 29, Heather Tomlinson rated it really liked it Shelves: Furthermore, the sections on Descartes svruton section on the British empiricists was a bit tediousHegel, Marx, Nietzsche and Kant, who gets the amount of coverage the greatest philosopher of modernity deserves, were impeccable.

Mpderna specialised dictionary is absolutely necessary. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Nov 01, Liam rated it really liked it Shelves: Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. He’s a little biased, but it’s ok. 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 mpderna years agoI have always focused on Medieval philosophy.

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, filosofix in Wittgenstein and the modern conception of philosophy of language. rroger

Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Roger Scruton is a great teacher who expresses his opinions but gives enough wiggle room for the student to form his own opinion.

One of the best book to get an idea about how philosophy evolved from the days of Descartes. This short history is, first of all, indeed very short and succinct but certainly not cursory. As one of the most prominent Anglophone modernna 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.

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