Monday, November 23, 2009

The Story of Philosophy

(William James Durant American writer, historian, and philosopher)
It is good book to keep as a reference about philosophers, their ideas and short biography which shaped them. First chapter begins with introduction to philosophy and it’s different branches like Metaphysics, politics, Art, Theology, Epistemology etc
Philosophers included are: Plato, Aristotle, Francis Bacon, Baruch Spinoza, Voltaire (with a section on Rousseau), Immanuel Kant (with a section on Hegel), Arthur Schopenhauer, Herbert Spencer, and Friedrich Nietzsche.

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