Thorough and lucid survey of Western philosophy from pre-Socratics to mid 20th century: major figures, currents, trends, literature, significance. In philosophy, the problem is philosophy itself; moreover, in every instance this problem is stated according to the historical and personal situation in which the. History of Philosophy by Julian Marias, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.
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A boring historiography with complete disregard for collectives, for writings on the margin, for the influence of media and culture etc. The Radicality of Love. The Rise of Modern Philosophy. He also has a tendency to constantly add footnotes urging you hustory check out this or that other book that he wrote, as he doesn’t have the space to go further in depth at this juncture – a shameless self-promoter. The Routledge Handbook of the Stoic Tradition.
He has a special fondness for some of his own philosopher-professors, but it doesn’t seem to get too much in the way of his work. Friedrich von Schlegel – – American Mathematical Society.
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A History of Psychology. Open Preview See a Problem? Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. The History of Medieval Philosophy. Not only does he devote large sections to the parts of philosophy other historians simply overlooked — the pre-Socratics and the Scholastics being key examples — he does it in a fair and juloan lucid manner.
In philosophy, the problem is philosophy itself; moreover, in every instance this problem is stated according hiistory the historical and personal situation in which the philosopher finds himself, and this situation is in turn determined in large measure The Best of All Possible Worlds.
History must be this way: However, in terms of historiography the book is exactly what you’d expect from a white dude from the s: Dec 01, Daniel Savo rated it liked it. Arnaldo Ibarrientos rated it really liked it Mar 16, The Columbia History of Western Philosophy.
But even kindly, sage Will Durant takes historry shots — “It’s hard to feel passionate about Aristotle because he felt so little passion,” I remember one particularly unnecessary and inaccurate line roughly going. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: Marias, the “History of Philosophy” presents a full, detailed, lucid history of Western thought from the pre-Socratics to the middle 20th nulian.
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Request removal from index. Marias has done the world a service by emphasizing the great hisrory of his homeland – of particular interest are the Spanish scholastics and Jose Ortega, the final figure he covers and one of the most interesting thinkers I encountered in this book.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Russell’s septic personality is legendary — even Ray Monk, after writing a two volume biography of Russell, said that he still couldn’t find it in himself to like the man. You’ve successfully reported this review. The Life of the Mind.