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History of Western philosophy

Author: Bertrand Russell
Publisher: London : Routledge, ©2009.
Series: Routledge classics.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : New ed.View all editions and formats
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An exploration of the ideologies of significant philosophers throughout the ages - from the ancient to the catholic and, finally, to the modern.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Russell
ISBN: 9780415478816 0415478812
OCLC Number: 276223939
Notes: Previous edition: London: Allen & Unwin, 1946.
Includes index.
Description: xv, 712 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Forward by Anthony Gottlieb Preface Introduction BOOK ONE: Ancient Philosophy Part 1: The Pre-Socratics 1. The Rise of Greek Civilisation 2. The Milesian School 3. Pythagoras 4. Heraclitus 5. Parmenides 6. Empedocles 7. Athens in Relation to Culture 8. Anaxagoras 9. The Atomists 10. Protagoras Part 2: Socrates, Plato and Aristotle 11. Socrates 12. The Influence of Sparta 13. The Sources of Plato's Opinions 14. Plato's Utopia 15. The Theory of Ideas 16. Plato's Theory of Immortality 17. Plato's Cosmogony 18. Knowledge and Perception in Plato 19. Aristotle's Metaphysics 20. Aristotle's Ethics 21. Aristotle's Politics 22. Aristotle's Logic 23. Aristotle's Physics 24. Early Greek Mathematics and Astronomy Part 3: Ancient Philosophy after Aristotle 25. The Hellenistic World 26. Cynics and Sceptics 27. The Epicureans 28. Stoicism 29. The Roman Empire in Relation to Culture 30. Plotinus BOOK TWO: Catholic Philosophy Introduction Part 1: The Fathers 1. The Religious Development of the Jews 2. Christianity During the First Four Centuries 3. Three Doctors of the Church 4. St Augustine's Philosophy and Theology 5. The Fifth and Sixth Centuries 6. St Benedict and Gregory the Great Part 2: The Schoolmen 7. The Papacy in the Dark Ages 8. John the Scot 9. Ecclesiastical Reform in the Eleventh Century 10. Mohammedan Culture and Philosophy 11. The Twelfth Century 12. The Thirteenth Century 13. St Thomas Aquinas 14. Franciscan Schoolmen 15. The Eclipse of the Papacy BOOK THREE: Modern Philosophy Part 1: From the Renaissance to Hume 1. General Characteristics 2. The Italian Renaissance 3. Machiavelli 4. Erasmus and More 5. The Reformation and Counter-Reformation 6. The Rise of Science 7. Francis Bacon 8. Hobbes's Leviathan 9. Descartes 10. Spinoza 11. Leibniz 12. Philosophical Liberalism 13. Locke's Theory of Knowledge 14. Locke's Political Philosophy 15. Locke's Influence 16. Berkeley 17. Hume Part 2: From Rousseau to the Present Day 18. The Romantic Movement 19. Rousseau 20. Kant 21. Currents of Thought in the Nineteenth Century 22. Hegel 23. Byron 24. Schopenhauer 25. Nietzsche 26. The Utilitarians 27. Karl Marx 28. Bergson 29. William James 30. John Dewey 31. The Philosophy of Logical Analysis. Index.
Series Title: Routledge classics.
Responsibility: Bertrand Russell.

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