History of Philosophy
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Published by University of Chicago Press .
Written in English


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ContributionsW. Baskin (Translator)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
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Open LibraryOL7415549M
ISBN 100226072258
ISBN 109780226072258
OCLC/WorldCa6163746

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This work is a two-division study of twentieth century philosophies of history in Europe. Fields engaged in the study are transcendental philosophy, speculative metaphysics, theology, historiographical theory, and intellectual history. The main question concerns the historical finitude of History and. Some philosophers specialize in one or more historical periods. The history of philosophy (study of a specific period, individual or school) is related to but not the same as the philosophy of history (the theoretical aspect of history, which deals with questions such as the nature of historical evidence and the possibility of objectivity). Nov 05,  · Presenting the history of philosophy as neutrally as Mr. Grayling does here, as a catalogue of the opinions of the familiar great names, can give the impression that that is all there is to philosophy’s history, a cacophony of views, arguments, doctrines, systems.3/4(8). In my simplistic view of the history of philosophy: Locke and Boyle doing their experiments a few hundred yards from here in Oxford, thinking about corpuscles, were very much a part of the history of philosophy. Then, philosophy and natural science seemed to move apart, and presumably this book is in that area.

Peter Adamson, Professor of Philosophy at the LMU in Munich and at King's College London, takes listeners through the history of philosophy, "without any gaps." The series looks at the ideas, lives and historical context of the major philosophers as well as the lesser-known figures of . The work appears in five volumes. Vol. I comprises Buddhist and Jaina Philosophy and the six systems of Hindu thought, viz.., Samkhya, Yoga, Nyaya, Vaisesika, Mimamsa and Vedanta. It also contains the philosophy of the Yogavasistha, the Bhagavadgita and speculations in the medical schools. Vol. III contains an elaborate account of the Principal Dualistic and Pluralistic Systems such as the 3/5(1). The A History of Philosophy book series by multiple authors includes books A History of Philosophy, Vol 1: Greece and Rome, From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus, A History of Philosophy, Vol 2: Medieval Philosophy, A History of Philosophy 3: Ockham to Suarez, and several more. Nov 20,  · In , Will Durant brought out “The Story of Philosophy,” an engagingly written account of what great thinkers from Plato to William James thought about life, the universe and everything.