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The great philosophers

Author: Karl Jaspers
Publisher: New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, [1962-©1995]
Edition/Format:   Book : English : [1st American ed.]View all editions and formats
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[1] The foundations: The paradigmatic individuals: Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus. The seminal founders of philosophical thought: Plato, Augustine, Kant -- [2] The original thinkers: Anaximander, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Plotinus, Anselm, Nicholas of Cusa, Spinoza, Lao-Tzu, Nagarjuna -- [3] Xenophanes, Democritus, Empedocles, Bruno, Epicurus, Boehme, Schelling, Leibniz, Aristotle, Hegel -- [4] The disturbers:
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Jaspers, Karl, 1883-1969.
Great philosophers.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1962-©1995]
(OCoLC)565946566
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Jaspers, Karl, 1883-1969.
Great philosophers.
New York, Harcourt, Brace & World [1962-©1995]
(OCoLC)605545386
Named Person: Parmenides.; Heraclitus, of Ephesus.; Anselm, Saint Archbishop of Canterbury; Immanuel Kant; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Socrates.; Anaximander.; Jesus Christ; Plato.; Plotinus.; Anaximander.; Anselm, Saint Archbishop of Canterbury; Augustine, Saint Bishop of Hippo.; Heraclitus, of Ephesus.; Jesus Christ.; Immanuel Kant; Parmenides.; Plato.; Plotinus.; Socrates.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karl Jaspers
ISBN: 0151369437 9780151369430
OCLC Number: 275454
Notes: Vol. 4 has ed. statement on t.p. verso: First U.S. edition.
Vol. 3-4 published by: Harcourt Brace & Co.
"A Helen and Kurt Wolff book"--Vol. 3-4.
Description: 4 volumes ; 24 cm
Contents: [1] The foundations: The paradigmatic individuals: Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus. The seminal founders of philosophical thought: Plato, Augustine, Kant --
[2] The original thinkers: Anaximander, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Plotinus, Anselm, Nicholas of Cusa, Spinoza, Lao-Tzu, Nagarjuna --
[3] Xenophanes, Democritus, Empedocles, Bruno, Epicurus, Boehme, Schelling, Leibniz, Aristotle, Hegel.
Other Titles: Grossen Philosophen.
Responsibility: Karl Jaspers ; edited by Hannah Arendt, translated by Ralph Manheim.
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[1] The foundations: The paradigmatic individuals: Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus. The seminal founders of philosophical thought: Plato, Augustine, Kant -- [2] The original thinkers: Anaximander, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Plotinus, Anselm, Nicholas of Cusa, Spinoza, Lao-Tzu, Nagarjuna -- [3] Xenophanes, Democritus, Empedocles, Bruno, Epicurus, Boehme, Schelling, Leibniz, Aristotle, Hegel -- [4] The disturbers: Descartes, Pascal, Lessing, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche. Philosophers in other realms: Einstein, Weber, Marx.

Volume 2 presents the great metaphysicians of West and East, the substance and character of their ideas, and their historical position in philosophy, including Anaximander, Plotinus, Spinoza, Heraclitus, Anselm, Lao-Tzu, Parmenides, Nicholas of Cusa, and Nagarjuna.

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