Philosophy has always been dangerous for philosophers; Friedrich Nietzsche made it dangerous for everyone. His ideas presaged a collective madness which was to ravage Europe, drawing a chilling parallel with the insanity that gripped Nietzsche towards the end of his life.
|Publisher||Clipper Audio; 2013|
ARISTOTLE: PHILOSOPHY IN AN HOUR
The philosophy of Aristotle dominated Western thought for over a thousand years. Above all, Aristotle is credited with the founding of logic. He divided human knowledge into separate categories, and enabled our understanding of the world to develop in a systematic fashion.
MACHIAVELLI: PHILOSOPHY IN AN HOUR
Niccolò Machiavelli’s work remains misunderstood – synonymous with wicked scheming and underhand politics – nearly 350 years after his death. His advice is as relevant to modern politics as it was during the Renaissance – and reflects many profound and disturbing truths about the human condition.