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History of western philosophy : and its connection with political and social circumstances from the earliest times to the present day

Author: Bertrand Russell
Publisher: London : Routledge, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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This comprehensive work presents the history of Western philosophy in its social, economic and political context, enlivened by Bertrand Russell's profound and lucid insight and wit.

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bertrand Russell
ISBN: 0415078547 9780415078542 0415090733 9780415090735
OCLC Number: 221108071
Notes: Includes index.
Originally published: [London] : Allen & Unwin, 1961.
Description: 842 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: BOOK ONE: ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY, Part 1. The Pre-Socratics, Part 2. Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, Part 3. Ancient Philosophy after Aristotle, BOOK TWO: CATHOLIC PHILOSOPHY, Introduction, Part 1. The Fathers, Part 2. The Schoolmen, BOOK THREE: MODERN PHILOSOPHY, Part 1. From the Renaissance to Hume, Part 2. From Rousseau to the Present Day.
Responsibility: Bertrand Russell.

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