Vols. 1 and 3, 3d edition ; v. 2, 4th edition.
|Statement||by Johann Eduard Erdmann ; English translation ed. by Williston S. Hough|
|Series||Library of philosophy / Ed. by J. H. Muirhead|
|Contributions||Hough, Williston Samuel, 1860-1912|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||3 v. ;|
A History of Western Philosophy – Bertrand Russell. Bertrand Russel’s ‘A History of Western Philosophy’ has held a position of reverence since it’s first publication in Comprehensive, erudite and revealing; this is a history written by one who would go on to become a regarded philosopher in his own right. Jul 31, · To find the best books on the history of Philosophy, we must first identify the level of the student. I will answer for the beginner and for the advanced student. 1. For the beginner, perhaps the best book is by a world-class World Historian, name. ***UPDATE: If you would like to join the History of Philosophy Book Club, we're happy to have you! Please do take a few moments to give thoughtful answers to our registration questions, however -- expertise in philosophy is not required, but we'd like to know about you and your interests in philosophy!End date: Mar 21, 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.
Jul 02, · Philosophy has not kept up with modern developments in science, particularly physics.” Have I, then, just wasted a great deal of my time in reading A. C. Grayling’s new book The History of Philosophy? The answer is an unequivocal no. Grayling’s book shows us the enduring value and relevance of philosophy—so, while I agree with Hawking. 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. Nov 05, · Moreover, in the last section of the book, the author offers a considerably shorter yet fair introduction to Indian, Chinese, Arabic-Persian, and African philosophy (hindered only by the “veil” of language, yet he ends with a challenge to readers to address this surmountable difficulty). 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 .
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). 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). In my choice of ten books, I give two which will introduce readers to the world of modern philosophy (2 and 3), a general book on the history of philosophy (1) and seven masterpieces of philosophy Author: Guardian Staff.