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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Trivia About History of Philos Yeah, so that was apparently philosophy for the past years. The Columbia History of Western Philosophy. The Paradoxical Structure of Existence.

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The Life of the Mind. The Crisis of Western Philosophy: One thing in particular that I appreciated was his coverage of Spanish philosophy – prior to reading this, the only Spanish thinker I could name off the top of my head would have been Averroes.

Early Medieval Philosophy Jung and Educational Theory. Cicero’s Philosophy of History. The Philosophy of History: It is also modern and up-to-date. The History of Medieval Philosophy.

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Finally, if you want a history of philosophy written with a compelling narrative format, look elsewhere – Marias’ style can be very geometrical and structured. Arabic Philosophy in Early Modern Europe. Presocratics, Aristole, Plato etc.

Individual and Community in Nietzsche’s Philosophy. The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Logic. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. There are much better books if you are interested jupian philosophy. The title should be at least 4 characters long. Aug 04, Kessia Reyne rated it really liked it Shelves: Chi ama i libri sceglie Kobo e inMondadori.

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There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Not as good as other books of this nature. He exposes the prejudices, oversights and pettiness of Russell and Durant.

However, in terms of historiography the book is oof what you’d expect from a white dude from the s: 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 lhilosophy 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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Here, philo is truly an ever-reproducing, expansive, ultimately imperial, endeavor. The Cambridge Companion to Ockham. Nothing unusual here; ofc philo begins with wonder, as Aristotle pointed out and so forth and so forth. The defs hkstory philo at hisotry beginning are alright. Not only does he devote large sections to the parts of philosophy other historians simply overlooked — the pre-Socratics and the Scholastics being key examples — he does it in a fair and consistently lucid manner.


A History of Medieval Philosophy. In a Course of Lectures Delivered at Vienna. A book with good detail but lives up to every ounce of the reputation that philosophers have for being opaque and wordy. This is Philosophy of Mind. 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 the future.

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