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The Story of Philosophy

Will Durant

The Story of Philosophy

The Lives and Opinions of the World"s Greatest Philosophers From Plato To John Dewey

by Will Durant

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Published by Pocket .
Written in English

    Subjects:
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  • Nonfiction - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages541
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7664934M
    ISBN 100671781464
    ISBN 109780671781460
    OCLC/WorldCa86024040


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However, this is not a true history of philosophy, or, for that matter, a story of philosophy. Instead, it is the story of the writings of those philosophers who, for whatever reason, Durant wants to highlight.

The The Story of Philosophy book pays no significant attention to ancient philosophy before Socrates or after Aristotle/5(4).

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 by: This book gives a broad overview of Western Philosophy, from its beginnings in the Middle East over two thousand years ago, up to the present day.

The book is divided into four sections. Ancient Thought and Philosophy traces the development of philosophy from animistic and pre-scientific thought as it existed in the near Middle East.4/5(1). The Story of Philosophy: The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers is a book by Will Durant, in which he profiles several prominent Western philosophers and their ideas, beginning with Socrates and Plato and on through Friedrich Nietzsche/5.

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Full text of " The Story Of Philosophy Will Durant " See other formats. THE STORY OF PHILOSOPHY BY WILL DURANT NEW REVISED EDITION ILLUSTRATED GARDEN CITY PUBLISHING CO., INC, NEW YORK Socrates TO MY WIFE Grow strong, my comrade that you may stand Unshaken when I fall; that I may know The shattered fragments of my song will come At last.

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But this book is not just a collection - it is more like a narrative. The name "The STORY of Philosophy" indicates the focus, which is not just to present the work of various philosophers but to weave them together.

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