Magee is the carl sagan of philosophy the great popularizer of the subject and author of a major new introductory history the story of philosophy confessions follows the course of magees life exploring philosophers and ideas as he himself encountered them introducing all the great figures and their ideas from the pre socratics to . Confessions of a philosopher is magees autobiography and was first published in 1997 though he has gone on to write many more books and i believe he is still writing now despite being in his late 80s at the time i write this. Books confessions of a philosopher ralph blumenau reviews bryan magees philosophical autobiography confessions can be of two kinds confessions of faith and confessions of failure bryan magees vividly written intellectual autobiography has the character of both. I believe that confessions of a philosopher serves as a good introduction to many of the great names and problems of philosophy and its a large book that covers a lot of ground magee has a knack for writing in an accessible way although i will warn readers that he uses some distinctly philosophical terms eg phenomenal and noumenal . Intensely personal and brimming with intellectual enthusiasm confessions of a philosopher is a fascinating introduction to philosophy by an outstanding writer and teacher bryan magee from an early age has had a passion for philosophy
How it works:
1. Register a Free 1 month Trial Account.
2. Download as many books as you like ( Personal use )
3. No Commitment. Cancel anytime.
4. Join Over 100.000 Happy Readers.
5. That's it. What you waiting for? Sign Up and Get Your Books.