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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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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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Kierkegaard wasn't really a philosopher in the academic sense....

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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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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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If we accept Wittgenstein's word for it, Paul Strathern writes, "he is the last philosopher....

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Aristotle wrote on everything from the shape of seashells to sterility, from speculations on the nature of the soul to meteorology, poetry, art, and even the interpretation of dreams.

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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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Confucius taught a moral wisdom that would become a predominant social force in China from the second century BCE until the mid-twentieth century.

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With Hegel, philosophy became very difficult indeed. His dialectical method produced the most grandiose metaphysical system known to man.

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