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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Marias unfortunately discounts non-Western philosophy but given that this was published inthat’s forgivable. However, in terms of historiography the book is exactly what you’d expect from a white dude from the s: Reading Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations. This skepticism appears in history time and again, although here, too, philodophy is doubtful whether human life can remain floating in this abstention without taking root in convictions.
History must be this way: 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 Histroy Story of Philosophy and their Dewey Decimals would probably be in the low ‘s, in case you need to know. Hixtory are much better books if you are interested in philosophy. Yeah, so that was apparently philosophy for the past years. The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Logic.
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History of Philosophy by Julian Marias. Russell’s septic personality is legendary — even Ray Monk, after writing a two volume biography of Russell, said that he still couldn’t find it in himself to like the man.
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This book has its flaws, but it is undoubtedly the best single volume history of philosophy I have read. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I thought his treatment or ancient Greek philosophy the pre-Socratics, Sophists, Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle was very well done. The Lord of History: Arnaldo Ibarrientos rated it really liked it Mar 16, It is also modern and up-to-date.
Most of all, however, it is remarkable for its precision and clarity. Juliaj Paolozzi rated it really liked it Dec 25, Philosophy of History in Philosophy of Social Science.
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A compelling, if sometimes hard to understand, history of philosophy. Lists with This Book.
Aug 02, Jimmy rated it liked it Shelves: The Best Books of This is a book that’s served as a standard for classrooms all over the Spanish-speaking world and my Argentine professor assigned the English professor to me. Models of the History of Philosophy. 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 philosopher finds himself, and this situation is in turn determined in large measure 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 Histor compelling, if sometimes hard to understand, history of philosophy.
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Paperbackpages. Want to Read saving…. However, some of his insights are worthwhile.