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Popular History of Philosophy

Teodoro De LA Torre

Popular History of Philosophy

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Published by Lumen Christi Pr .
Written in English


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ISBN 10089555481X
ISBN 109780895554819


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Bertrand Russell also has a history of philosophy, but its pretty biased against everything that isn't positivistic in some manner. Edit - Thomas Nagel's "What does it all mean?" is a short book that doesn't give alot of history but presents the major concepts concisely in case you want to hit the ideas before you hit the people.

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My copy of History is another softcover, a rather thick one at pages (London: Allen & Unwin, ). The first truly authoritative and accessible history of philosophy to cover both Western and Eastern traditions.

The story of philosophy is an epic tale: an exploration of the ideas, views and teachings of some of the most creative minds known to humanity.

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