Thorough and lucid survey of Western philosophy from pre-Socratics to mid 20th century: major figures, currents, trends, literature, significance. In philosophy, the problem is philosophy itself; moreover, in every instance this problem is stated according to the historical and personal situation in which the. History of Philosophy by Julian Marias, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Please review your cart. Good, and different, introduction to the history of philosophy from a Spanish philosopher that followed Ortega.

The Cambridge Companion to Boethius.

History of Modern Philosophy. Spanish philosophy is largely neglected in most sources, but Dr.

He exposes the prejudices, oversights and pettiness of Russell and Durant. He has a special fondness for some of his own philosopher-professors, but it doesn’t seem to get too much in the way of his work. But even kindly, sage Will Durant takes his shots — “It’s matias to feel passionate about Aristotle because he felt so little passion,” I remember one particularly unnecessary and inaccurate line roughly going.

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Still, this book gave me a lot of great insight into the development of philosophy, explained the problems posed by each of the thinkers in great detail, and was able to expose me to a lot of obscure philosopher A compelling, if sometimes hard to understand, marixs of philosophy.

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Of the three, Philosophu is the least read and least known, and also by far the best. Models of the History of Philosophy. Unabridged translation of the 22nd edition, by Stanley Appelbaum and Clarence C. The Anatomy of Dance Discourse.


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The Mystic Fable, Volume Two. Duncan rated it really liked it Dec 19, Arnaldo Ibarrientos jklian it really liked it Mar 16, We appreciate your feedback. The Philosophy of History: Looking for beautiful books? We’re featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book.

The Columbia History of Western Philosophy. The Cambridge History of Medieval Philosophy. After Spanish civil war, he left Spain with his family because, as oppositor of Franco’s dictatorship, he was banned from teaching in the university and he couldn’t appear in the media. Even though I think Bertrand Russell’s similarly titled volume is a much easier to understand and less opinionated account of the subject, Dr.

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This book has its flaws, but it is undoubtedly the best single volume history of philosophy I have read. I thought his treatment of ancient Greek jlian the pre-Socratics, Sophists, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle was very well done.

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Interesting look at the history of philosophical thought throughout the ages. In a Course of Lectures Delivered at Vienna.

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The Crisis of Western Philosophy: The Cambridge Companion philosohy Medieval Logic. Renaissance Averroism and Its Aftermath: The ideas of some 20 people. This is a book that’s served as a standard for classrooms all over the Spanish-speaking markas and my Argentine professor assigned the English professor to me.

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Arabic Philosophy in Early Modern Europe. Still, this book gave me a lot of great insight into the development of philosophy, explained the problems posed by each of the thinkers in great detail, and was able to expose me to a lot of obscure philosophers especially from Spain that will definitely be of interest in philospohy future.

If you were to look for a book on the history of philosophy in any good-sized library in the United States you would likely find this book, Bertrand Russell’s History of Western Philosophy, and Will Durant’s The Story of Philosophy and their Dewey Decimals would probably be in the low ‘s, in case you need to know.

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