The Story of Philosophy

The Story of Philosophy

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"The Story of Philosophy" chronicles the ideas of the great thinkers, the economic and intellectual environments which influenced them, and the personal traits and adventures out of which each philosophy grew.show more

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  • Paperback | 622 pages
  • 148 x 210 x 35mm | 803g
  • Outlook Verlag
  • United States
  • English
  • 3864034183
  • 9783864034183

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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.show more

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"The New York Times" A delight.show more

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