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A history of western philosophy, and its connection with political and social circumstances from the earliest times to the present day

Author: Bertrand Russell
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, [1945]
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This book offers the remarkable opportunity to examine the great traditions that have shaped western civilization from the point of view of one of the greatest of modern philosophers.
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Genre/Form: History
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Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.
History of western philosophy, and its connection with political and social circumstances from the earliest times to the present day.
New York, Simon and Schuster [1945]
(OCoLC)610588173
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Russell
OCLC Number: 368394
Notes: At head of title: Bertrand Russell.
"Originally designed and partly delivered as lectures at the Barnes foundation in Pennsylvania."--Preface.
Includes index.
Description: xxiii, 895 pages : 1 leaf ; 23 cm
Contents: Book 1. Ancient philosophy: pt. 1. The pre-Socratics --
pt. 2. Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle --
pt. 3. Ancient philosophy after Aristotle --
Book 2. Catholic philosophy: pt. 1. The Fathers --
pt. 2. The schoolmen --
Book 3. Modern philosophy: pt. 1. From the Renaissance to Hume --
pt. 2. From Rousseau to the present day.
Responsibility: Bertrand Russell.

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This book offers the remarkable opportunity to examine the great traditions that have shaped western civilization from the point of view of one of the greatest of modern philosophers.

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