The Story of Philosophy

The Story of Philosophy

The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers

Book - 1961 | 2nd ed
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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. 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.
Publisher: Washington Square Press,� New York : c1961
Edition: 2nd ed
ISBN: 9780671739164
0671739166
Branch Call Number: ANF 109.2 DURA
Characteristics: xxix, 543 p. ; 18 cm

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