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    DescriptionA 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. Few write for the non-specialist as well as Will Durant, and this book is a splendid example of his eminently readable scholarship. Durant's insight and wit never cease to dazzle; "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.


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    Title
    The Story of Philosophy
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) William James Durant
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 102 mm
    Height: 171 mm
    Thickness: 30 mm
    Weight: 336 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780671739164
    ISBN 10: 0671739166
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Ingram Spring Arbor Market: Y
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.6
    BISAC V2.8: PHI000000
    LC subject heading:
    BIC subject category V2: HP
    B&T Merchandise Category: MMP
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: THEO/SECULR
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    Abridged Dewey: 100
    LC classification: BD
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25200
    DC22: 190
    DC21: 190
    ECPA Christian Book Category: GNRGSEPHY
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd edition
    Publisher
    SIMON & SCHUSTER
    Imprint name
    POCKET BOOKS
    Publication date
    01 January 1991
    Publication City/Country
    New York
    Review quote
    "The New York Times" A delight.
    Back cover copy
    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.