The Story of Philosophy : The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers
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.
- Hardback | 528 pages
- 110 x 172 x 34mm | 408.23g
- 01 Oct 1999
- Turtleback Books
- United States
- Prebound edition
- Bound for Schools & Libraries ed.
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.