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The Columbia history of Western philosophy

Author: Richard H Popkin
Publisher: New York : Columbia University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Nachdr.]View all editions and formats

Presents a chronological account of the development of Western philosophical traditions. From Plato to Wittgenstein and from Aquinas to Heidegger, this volume provides historical analysis of the key  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard H Popkin
ISBN: 9780231101295 0231101295 9780231101288 0231101287
OCLC Number: 315763771
Notes: Nyp 8/2007 - Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XXVI, 836 S
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction List of Contributors 1. Origins of Western Philosophic Thinking 2. Medieval Islamic and Jewish Philosophy 3. Medieval Christian Philosophy 4. The Renaissance 5. Seventeenth-Century Philosophy 6. Eighteenth-Century Philosophy 7. Nineteenth-Century Philosophy 8. Twentieth-Century Analytic Philosophy 9. Twentieth-Century Continental Philosophy Epilogue Epilogue on the History of Philosophy History of Philosophy and Reconstructing Philosophy Women in the History of Philosophy Philosophy and the History of Philosophy Index of Names Index of Subjects
Responsibility: ed. by Richard H. Popkin.


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Undoubtedly slated to be a standard on any literate shelf for generations to come... It is eminently readable and enjoyable. 15 Minutes Magazine The volume is a fitting testimonial to Popkin's life's Read more...

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