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Wisdom of the West : a historical survey of Western philosophy in its social and political setting

Author: Bertrand Russell
Publisher: Garden City, N.Y. : Doubleday , [1959]
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Popular survey of Western thought from the ancient Greeks to modern Existentialists, with many illustrations and diagrams in full color.
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Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.
Wisdom of the West.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [1959]
(OCoLC)608500411
Online version:
Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970.
Wisdom of the West.
Garden City, N.Y., Doubleday [1959]
(OCoLC)608548238
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Russell
OCLC Number: 368395
Description: 320 pages : illustrations (some color) portraits, maps ; 28 cm
Contents: Prologue --
Before Socrates --
Athens --
Hellenism --
Early Christianity --
Scholasticism --
Rise of modern philosophy --
British empiricism --
Enlightenment and Romanticism --
Utilitariansim and since --
Contemporary --
Epilogue.
Responsibility: Bertrand Russell ; editor : Paul Foulkes. Designer : Edward Wright. With ten compositions by John Piper.

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Popular survey of Western thought from the ancient Greeks to modern Existentialists, with many illustrations and diagrams in full color.

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