The History of Philosophy              


Galileo's Bowling Alley.  The history of philosophy from Galileo to Heidegger in a snapshot.  Featuring the empiricists (Hobbes, Locke, Berkeley and Hume), turning positivist (with Mill and Russell), and going astray (Wittgenstein); the rationalists (Descartes, Spinoza and Leibniz); Kant's solution to end philosophy, leading to mad Schopenhauer and the bright Romanticists (Fichte, Schelling and Hegel), turning to existentialism and phenomenology (Kierkegaard, Sartre, Brentano, Husserl, Heidegger and Merleau-Ponty).
Picture 10 in General Psychology in Pictures

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The School in Athens


René Descartes

The classical Greek philosophy from Heraclitus and Parmenides to Platon and Aristotle.  5 animated Power-Point presentations (viewer included).   His life and works as told to dogs.
(Presentations 15-20 in The leaning Tower series. Viewer included).

The Leaning Tower


Classical  Philosophy
Ultrashort Version


Dog-version of the history of philosophy from Galileo to Kant.  Presently comple-ted: The medieval background, feudalism and the Problem of Universals.  Reforma-tion,  Counter-reformation and Human-ism.  Political turmoil and revolutions. The scientific break-through.  Mersenne's circle.  Thomas Hobbes and René Des-cartes. Animated Power-point presen-tations (viewer included).

  The main themes and controversies of classical philosophy laid out in a few strokes.