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Author Rodgers, Nigel.
Title Philosophers behaving badly / Nigel Rodgers and Mel Thompson.
Publication Info. London ; Chester Speings : Peter Owen Publishers ; Chester Springs, PA : Distributed in the USA by Dufour Editions, 2005.
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Stack 1  920 R6914 P    IN LIBRARY
Description 240 p. ; 22 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 229-232) and index.
Contents A cautionary note -- Introduction -- Jean-Jacques Rousseau : the philosopher as victim -- Arthur Schopenhauer : the rebarbative bodhisattva -- Friedrich Nietzsche : a sickly Übermensch -- Feature : Nietzsche and Nazism -- Bertrand Russell : the mathematics of human behaviour -- Ludwig Wittgenstein : anger and asceticism -- Martin Heidegger : magician, predator, peasant and Nazi -- Feature : The Héloïse complex -- Jean-Paul Sartre : intellectual tyranny, charm and bad faith -- Feature : Women philosophers behaving badly -- Michel Foucault : madness, sex and punishment -- Feature : Demetrius, philosopher king of Athens.
Subject Philosophers -- Europe -- Biography.
Philosophy, European -- History.
Added Author Thompson, Mel, 1946-
New York Society Library. Book Committee. 2005. ZNS
ISBN 0720612195 (pbk.)