A Short History of Western Thought

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Stephen Trombley

Narrated By: Jonathan Keeble

Publisher: Whole Story Audiobooks

Date: July 2012

Duration: 7 hours 1 minutes

Summary:

A short, sharp and entertaining survey all aspects of the Western philosophical tradition- from the ancient Greeks to the present day A Short History of Western Thought outlines the 2,500-year history of European ideas from the philosophers of Classical Antiquity to the thinkers of today; no major representative of any significant strand of Western thought escapes Trombley's attention. Included are the Christian Scholastic theologians of the Middle Ages, the German idealists from Kant to Hegel and the four shapers-in-chief of our modern world: the philosopher, historian and political theorist Karl Marx; the naturalist Charles Darwin, proposer of the theory of evolution; Sigmund Freud, the father of psychoanalysis; and the theoretical physicist Albert Einstein.

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