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    DescriptionWill Durant once lamented that, "philosophy is no longer loved today because she has lost the spirit of adventure." "Adventures in Philosophy" is Durant's attempt to recapture that spirit. In actual debates, symposiums, and personal discussions, topics such as the meaning of life, politics, religion, history, and the nature of humanity are all explored by Durant and some of the leading minds of the 20th century. Also included are fictional dialogues, written by Durant, which bring together many of history's greatest minds in a discussion of philosophy's most challenging questions. In these symposiums, the scope and breadth of Durant's erudition is at once apparent, yet done so in wonderful, often epigrammatic, prose that (as Max Schuster once commented) "begs to read aloud."


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    Title
    Adventures in Philosophy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Will Durant, Edited by John Little
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 276
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 229 mm
    Thickness: 14 mm
    Weight: 409 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780973769814
    ISBN 10: 0973769815
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25520
    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    BIC subject category V2: HP
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    BISAC V2.8: PHI009000
    DC22: 100
    Thema V1.0: QDH
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations
    Publisher
    Promethean Press
    Imprint name
    Promethean Press
    Publication date
    30 January 2008
    Publication City/Country
    Langley