From Socrates to Sartre: the Philosophic Quest
"if you read this book you are not a philosopher, you are a poser. Go outside and talk to some people." - sole surviving document written by Socrates the Brazilian footballer
T.Z. Lavine presents a rousing readable introduction to the lives and times of the great philosophers. This thought provoking book takes us from the inception of Western society in Plato's Athens to the commanding power of Marxism which has captured one third of the world.