dtv-Atlas Philosophy

Non-Fiction, dtv Atlas series, Philosophy, Bestseller, Bestseller Non-Fiction

Contents:

Eastern philosophy (Upanishades, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism) - Antiquity (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Epicure) - Patristic - Scholasticism - Arab philosophy - The Enlightenment (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Hume, Voltaire, Montesquieu) - Idealism (Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Schelling) - Schopenhauer - Nietzsche - Husserl - Jaspers - Sartre - Camus - Heidegger - Wittgenstein - Critical Theory - Structuralism.

A history of philosophy presented visually. Philosophers and their theses and concepts in text and colour graphics.

The well-established (and unrivalled) Atlas system - colour images on one side, accompanying text on the opposite page - make up their traditional success.


The dtv-Atlas series started in 1964 with its bestselling dtv-Atlas World History. It has been widely acclaimed for its unique way of highlighting the topics of each volume in separate units, combining vivid graphics on the left-hand pages with concisely written explanations on the right.

The subject areas covered by the dtv-Atlas series range from history to natural sciences, from architecture to music, from philosophy to health. dtv-Atlases are designed to be reference books useful for both experts and curious readers. The series is being regularly extended, and each Atlas is revised and updated upon republication. A list of all dtv-Atlases, including the number of editions and copies sold, is available.

Franz Wiedmann
Franz-Peter Burkard

Franz-Peter Burkard studied philosophy and theory of education; he is a Professor at Würzburg, Bavaria.

Axel Weiß studied social education and philosophy; he is a graphic designer and also teaches art at a Würzburg grammar school.

Peter Kunzmann

Professor Dr. Peter F. Kunzmann, born in 1966, had the inspiration to the atlas. He teaches philosophy at Würzburg University and is author of various publications on anthropology, Wittgenstein and the medieval times.
Professor Dr. Franz-Peter Burkard, born in 1958, studied philosophy, theory of education and religious science in Würzburg and Tübingen. He teaches now philosophy in Würzburg and has published on anthropology, ethics and existential philosophy.
Professor Dr. Franz Wiedmann, born in 1927, studied in Tübingen and Munich. From 1969 until his retirement in 1995 he held a chair for philosophy in Würzburg. He is the author of various publications on problems of history, art, law and religion. He also published treatises on Spinoza, Hegel and J.H. Newman.

Axel Weiß, born in 1958, is a free-lance graphic artist and works since 1985 as illustrator of non-fiction books. He also writes books for young people. 1993 he received the award "Premio Internazionale Felice Feliciano" in Verona for his design of the Atlas Philosophy.

dtv-Atlas Philosophy

Contents:

Eastern philosophy (Upanishades, Buddhism, Confucianism, Daoism) - Antiquity (Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, Epicure) - Patristic - Scholasticism - Arab philosophy - The Enlightenment (Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Hume, Voltaire, Montesquieu) - Idealism (Kant, Fichte, Hegel, Schelling) - Schopenhauer - Nietzsche - Husserl - Jaspers - Sartre - Camus - Heidegger - Wittgenstein - Critical Theory - Structuralism.

A history of philosophy presented visually. Philosophers and their theses and concepts in text and colour graphics.

The well-established (and unrivalled) Atlas system - colour images on one side, accompanying text on the opposite page - make up their traditional success.


The dtv-Atlas series started in 1964 with its bestselling dtv-Atlas World History. It has been widely acclaimed for its unique way of highlighting the topics of each volume in separate units, combining vivid graphics on the left-hand pages with concisely written explanations on the right.

The subject areas covered by the dtv-Atlas series range from history to natural sciences, from architecture to music, from philosophy to health. dtv-Atlases are designed to be reference books useful for both experts and curious readers. The series is being regularly extended, and each Atlas is revised and updated upon republication. A list of all dtv-Atlases, including the number of editions and copies sold, is available.

Bibliographic Data
264 pages, ISBN: 978-3-423-03229-2
First published 1991