The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers

The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers

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By (author) Will Durant

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  • Publisher: Turtleback Books
  • Format: Hardback | 704 pages
  • Dimensions: 110mm x 172mm x 34mm | 408g
  • Publication date: 1 October 1999
  • ISBN 10: 0808577697
  • ISBN 13: 9780808577690
  • Edition: Prebound edition
  • Edition statement: Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
  • Sales rank: 159,917

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Dr. Durant's outline includes not only lucid explanations of the great philosophies, but the careers of the philosophers and interpretations based upon the two-fold view, together with a host of good tales and merry quips by and about famous scholars from Socrates to Professor John Dewey.

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A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers--Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, Santayana, James and Dewey--The Story of Philosophy is one of the great books of our time. The Story of Philosophy is a key book for any reader who wishes to survey the history and development of philosophical ideas in the Western world.