By Frederick Charles Copleston
Among them, the routine of Logical Positivism and Existentialism ruled philosophy in Europe for far of the twentieth century, and the effect they exerted can nonetheless be felt this day. during this e-book Frederick Copleston offers a close and goal creation to those hugely arguable components of contemporary proposal. initially written in 1956, and revised in 1972, it explores the paintings of the various most crucial thinkers of the 20 th century, together with Ayer, Wittgenstein, Heidegger, Sartre and Camus. Written in a transparent and available sort, this booklet should still end up necessary to an individual searching for a basic advent to both of those influential philosophical events.