what a lovely and tasty life, full of ideas. It's a fascinating excursion through 2,000 years of wondering about the basic nature of existence and reality. He lives in London.  19,15 €, 17,99 € Excerpts from Confessions of a Philosopher, 1997. by Bryan Magee. Dezember 2014. All in all, I really hope there's more to come in the same vein from this writer. Very well written. Außerdem analysiert es Rezensionen, um die Vertrauenswürdigkeit zu überprüfen. It took me three or four years to discover where my true academic interests lay [when he went to Oxford]. The product description said it was in the same vein as Lucky Jim and Tom Sharpe’s Wilt series - both of which I love - and I wasn’t disappointed. Nevertheless it was a fun read, and I'm sure I'll return to it in the future. Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. The central character, Tom, is a terrific creation. He's an interesting atheist from the standpoint that he was, he claims, reared without any religious influences--which seems hard to believe.  21,16 €, 21,61 € Read full review, Check out the new look and enjoy easier access to your favorite features. An interesting & personal perspective on philosophy, Rezension aus den Vereinigten Staaten vom 3. Then chapter after chapter he carries on oviouslly wondering and still perplexed by live, people, ideas, books and friends. Confessions follows the course of Magee's life, exploring philosophers and ideas as he himself encountered them, introducing all the great figures and their ideas, from the pre-Socratics to Bertrand Russell and Karl Popper, including Wittgenstein, Kant, Nietzsche, and Schopenhauer, rationalism, utilitarianism, empiricism, and existentialism. This is the story of the author's discovery of philosophy which, at the same time, acts as an introduction to the subject for the reader. April 2014. The Book Depository Ltd.UK. Zugelassene Drittanbieter verwenden diese Tools auch in Verbindung mit der Anzeige von Werbung durch uns. "A restless intellect and independent outlook characterize this candid autobiography, which will richly reward the serious reader." Confessions of a Philosopher: A Personal Journey Through Western Philosphy from Plato to Popper | The author shares his personal discovery of philosophical questions and the great philosophers, while introducing the reader to the ideas of Russell, Kant, Nietzsche, and Popper Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.  19,79 €, 21,25 € I began by reading the chapters on Kant and Schopenhauer and liked Magee's writing so much I read the rest. Es liegen 0 Rezensionen und 0 Bewertungen aus Deutschland vor, Entdecken Sie jetzt alle Amazon Prime-Vorteile.  24,07 €, 22,05 € Februar 2000. despite beginning on a sour note with an awful chapter called 'scenes from a childhood,' this book picks up at times and lags at others. Wiederholen Sie die Anforderung später noch einmal. Rezension aus Deutschland vom 18. Geben Sie es weiter, tauschen Sie es ein, © 1998-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. oder Tochtergesellschaften, Confessions of a Philosopher (English Edition), Übersetzen Sie alle Bewertungen auf Deutsch, Lieferung verfolgen oder Bestellung anzeigen, Recycling (einschließlich Entsorgung von Elektro- & Elektronikaltgeräten).  11,40 €, 19,83 € Stattdessen betrachtet unser System Faktoren wie die Aktualität einer Rezension und ob der Rezensent den Artikel bei Amazon gekauft hat. Sorry got bored and gave up on this book. At any rate, keeping in mind the huge gaps that atheism produces with NO adequate answer, I think that this book will be hugely enjoyed by anyone who's still stunned (and aren't we all?) Nachdem Sie Produktseiten oder Suchergebnisse angesehen haben, finden Sie hier eine einfache Möglichkeit, diese Seiten wiederzufinden. In this infectiously exciting book, Bryan Magee tells the story of his own discovery of philosophy and not only makes it come alive but shows its relevance to daily life.  11,40 €, 9,12 €  45,93 €, 16,79 € This is an unusual book. Secondary sources are never a substitute for the primary. This is the first one I picked up. A masterpiece for those who truly care about ideas. Wählen Sie eine Sprache für Ihren Einkauf. Inevitably, of course, this results in considerable simplification at times, and indeed he makes the important point that reading what someone says about a great philosopher can never provide the same experience as reading that philosopher for oneself. Bryan Magee has taught philosophy at Oxford, and has taught and lectured at several colleges and universities in the United States. A Personal Journey Through Western Philosophy from Plato to Popper. In this infectiously exciting book, Bryan Magee tells the story of his own discovery of philosophy and not only makes it come alive but shows its relevance to daily life. Wählen Sie die Kategorie aus, in der Sie suchen möchten. He lives in London. , including ads relevant to your interests on Book Depository and to work with approved third parties in the process of delivering ad content, including ads relevant to your interests, to measure the effectiveness of their ads, and to perform services on behalf of Book Depository. Bryan Magee's Confessions of a Philosopher is an absolute joy to read and re-read. Instead it's very long but a veritable tour through philosophy, with the 20th century British logical positivists taking an especially strong hit. A chapter called “The Search for Meaning” spends much of the chapter on Kant’s Critique of Pure Reason. But the last chapter leaves you wondering with him.  20,16 €, 26,49 €  20,06 €, 15,89 € Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. Dieser Artikel kann nicht an den von Ihnen ausgewählten Lieferort versendet werden. Hinzufügen war nicht erfolgreich. It was incomprehensible to me that I did not experience that, and never remembered it.  25,07 €, 21,24 € I've never come across this writer before but he/she has a real talent for comic characters, dialogue and scenes. Expected delivery to Germany in 14-18 business days. It is passionate, fascinating and full of good advice for a layperson like me. You might know comedian Colin Jost from his work as the co-anchor of Saturday Night Live’s Weekend Update, or perhaps you know him as Scarlett... Lucky Jim meets Henry Wilt in this sometimes harrowing, frequently hilarious tale of the trials and tribulations of a philosophy teacher whose approach to life is anything but philosophical... To see what your friends thought of this book, I stumbled across this on Amazon as a Kindle freebie and fell in love with it. Get this book if you are really interested in Philosophy... Nachdem Sie Produktseiten oder Suchergebnisse angesehen haben, finden Sie hier eine einfache Möglichkeit, diese Seiten wiederzufinden.  7,82 €, 12,94 € Stattdessen betrachtet unser System Faktoren wie die Aktualität einer Rezension und ob der Rezensent den Artikel bei Amazon gekauft hat. This results in an easy understanding of what philosophers do, so that by the end of the book, Magee has acquainted the reader with all the outstanding figures in Western philosophy, from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century, including Bertrand Russell and Karl Popper, both of whom Magee knew personally. Confessions of a Philosopher: A Personal Journey Through Western Philosophy from Plato to Popper (Modern Library (Paperback)) | Bryan Magee | ISBN: 9780375750366 | Kostenloser Versand für alle Bücher mit Versand und Verkauf duch Amazon. Wir verwenden Cookies und ähnliche Tools, um Ihr Einkaufserlebnis zu verbessern, um unsere Dienste anzubieten, um zu verstehen, wie die Kunden unsere Dienste nutzen, damit wir Verbesserungen vornehmen können, und um Werbung anzuzeigen. Übersetzen Sie alle Bewertungen auf Deutsch, Lieferung verfolgen oder Bestellung anzeigen, Recycling (einschließlich Entsorgung von Elektro- & Elektronikaltgeräten). His books include The Great Philosophers, The Philosophy of Schopenhauer, and Aspects of Wagner.  23,00 €, 8,35 € Intensely personal and brimming with intellectual enthusiasm, Confessions of a Philosopher is a fascinating introduction to philosophy by an outstanding writer and teacher. it's rather corny and overly pretentious. Confessions of a Philosopher:: A Personal Journey Through Western Philosphy from Plato to Popper: A Journey Through Western Philosophy, (Englisch) Gebundene Ausgabe – 17.