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History of western philosophy

William B. Dunphy

History of western philosophy

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by William B. Dunphy

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Published by Collier Books in New York .
Written in English

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  • Philosophy -- History.

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    Bibliography: p. [6].

    SeriesBasic facts
    The Physical Object
    Pagination96 p.
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20497913M

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    An epic tale, spanning civilizations and continents, it explores some of the most creative minds in history. But not since the long-popular classic Bertrand Russell's A History of Western Philosophy, published in , has there been a comprehensive and entertaining single-volume history of this great, intellectual, world-shaping journey. “When I was a young man, I plowed through Bertrand Russell’s classic, A History of Western Philosophy. A couple of years ago I read the much shorter (and more interesting) work of Luc Ferry, A Brief History of Thought. Between these two I have become familiar with many histories of Western thought, each written out of deep commitments.


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