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Karl Marx's devastating critique of capitalism, and his proposal of communism as the answer to the failings of the capitalist system, bore their greatest fruits in the twentieth century…

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Immanuel Kant taught and wrote prolifically about physical geography yet never traveled further than forty miles from his home in Kvnigsberg....

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After narrowly avoiding a firing squad when he was just twenty-eight years old, Dostoevsky never took things lightly. His great novels burst upon the European literary scene like a succession of thunderbolts.

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René Descartes spent most of his childhood in solitude, a situation that also came to characterize his adult life.

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In an age when philosophers had scarcely glimpsed the horizons of the mind, a boy named Aristocles decided to forgo his ambitions as a wrestler.

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A handsome recluse, plagued by indecision and hypochondria, Kafka nonetheless exhibited an extraordinary strength.

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D. H. Lawrences works were an attempt to revive some vivid, instinctual part of the human spirit that he felt had been lost or damaged. Strathern offers a witty and incisive appraisal of the writer and his work.

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With Friedrich Nietzsche, philosophy was dangerous not only for philosophers but for everyone.

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One of the two major philosophical traditions of the twentieth century was linguistic analysis, derived largely from Wittgenstein. The other, diametrically opposed, came from Heidegger…

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During his lifetime, Jean-Paul Sartre enjoyed unprecedented popularity for a philosopher, due partly to his role as a spokesman for existentialism—at the opportune moment when this set of ideas filled the spiritual gap left amidst the ruins of World War II.

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