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    DescriptionKarl Jaspers died in 1969, leaving unfinished his universal history of philosophy, a history organized around those philosophers who have influenced the course of human thought. The first two volumes of this work appeared in Jaspers's lifetime; the third and fourth have been culled from the vast material of his posthumous papers. This is the third volume; the fourth is to be published in 1994.In the present volume, which follows his original plan of "promoting the happiness that comes of meeting great men and sharing in their thoughts," Jaspers discusses the Metaphysicians: Xenophanes, Empedocles, Democritus, Bruno, Epicurus, Boehme, Schelling, and Leibniz. Then he turns to the Creative Orderers: Aristotle and Hegel. His method is personal, one of constant questioning and struggle, as he enters into dialogue with his "eternal contemporaries," the thinkers of the past. For Jaspers believes that it is only through communication with others that we come to ourselves and to wisdom.


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    Title
    The Great Philosophers: Xenophanes, Democritus, E
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) K. Jaspers
    Physical properties
    Format: Microfilm
    Number of pages: 306
    Width: 150 mm
    Height: 224 mm
    Thickness: 36 mm
    Weight: 567 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780151369423
    ISBN 10: 0151369429
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HPC
    B&T General Subject: 610
    BISAC V2.8: PHI016000, PHI009000
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 06
    LC subject heading:
    Abridged Dewey: 109
    DC21: 109
    B&T Approval Code: A10200000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: B82.J313, B82 .J313
    Publisher
    Oxford University Press
    Imprint name
    Saunders College Publishing/Harcourt Brace
    Publication date
    22 September 1994
    Publication City/Country
    New York