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I am preparing for an examination which requires to have a general understanding of philosophies of certain Western thinkers (I have a hard time understanding Kant, Russell, Wittgenstein in particular).

The Wikipedia and other encyclopedias have material but there is no context or explanation of terms, which makes it a tough read.

Please share any resources which would explain these philosophers with some context and in general terms.

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    You can read the correspongin entries into SEP. Jan 15 '18 at 14:52
  • Otherwise, some History of Phil, like e.g. Kenny's one. Jan 15 '18 at 14:53
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    All the philosophers you mention have volumes in the Oxford 'Very Short Introductions' series - brief, scholarly and clear. There's also Roger Scruton's 'Modern Philosophy' (1994).
    – Geoffrey Thomas
    Jan 17 '18 at 17:04
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I found this one to be of great help. They have the summary, context and terms just as I wanted it and are a great help for a beginner -

http://www.sparknotes.com/philosophy/tractatus/

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