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Action Philosophers Tenth Anniversary Uberedition!

by Fred Van Lente and Ryan Dunlavey. Milwaukie, OR: Dark Horse Books, 2014

 

A fun introduction to early and modern philosophers and cultural histories.

 

Part 1 covers ancient philosophy (Socrates, Confucius, Plato, Aristotle, Diogenes, and others).

 

Part 2 covers medieval philosophy (St. Augustine, Bodhidharma, St. Thomas Aquinas, Machiavelli, and others).

 

Part 3 covers modern philosophy (Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Hume, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Jefferson, Immanuel Kant, Kierkegaard, and others).

 

Part 4 sums up contemporary philosophy (Marx, Mill, Nietzsche, William James, Freud, Jung, Wittgenstein, Jean-Paul Sartre, Joseph Campbell, Ayn Rand, and others).

 

Awards include: Xeric Grant in 2004 leading to its publication in 2005; 2007 Great Graphic Novels for Teens booklist by the American Library Association; nominated for a 2010 Ignatz Outstanding Debut Award.

 

Grades 7+

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