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Story of Philosophy

Author: Will Durant
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Durant, Will.
Story of Philosophy.
New York : Simon & Schuster, ©2012
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Will Durant
ISBN: 1476702608 9781476702605
OCLC Number: 1086073175
Notes: 3. Sociology and Ethics
Description: 1 online resource (1529 pages)
Contents: Intro; Dedication; Preface to The Second Edition; Introduction: On The Uses of Philosophy; Chapter I: Plato; I. The Context of Plato; II. Socrates; III. The Preparation of Plato; IV. The Ethical Problem; V. The Political Problem; VI. The Psychological Problem; VII. The Psychological Solution; VIII. The Political Solution; IX. The Ethical Solution; X. Criticism; Chapter II: Aristotle and Greek Science; I. The Historical Background; II. The Work of Aristotle; III. The Foundation of Logic; IV. The Organization of Science; 1. Greek Science before Aristotle; 2. Aristotle as a Naturalist 3. The Foundation of BiologyV. Metaphysics and the Nature of God; VI. Psychology and the Nature of Art; VII. Ethics and the Nature of Happiness; VIII. Politics; 1. Communism and Conservatism; 2. Marriage and Education; 3. Democracy and Aristocracy; IX. Criticism; X. Later Life and Death; Chapter III: Francis Bacon; I. From Aristotle to the Renaissance; II. The Political Career of Francis Bacon; III. The Essays; IV. The Great Reconstruction; 1. The Advancement of Learning; 2. The New Organon; 3. The Utopia of Science; V. Criticism; VI. Epilogue; Chapter IV: Spinoza I. Historical and Biographical1. The Odyssey of the Jews; 2. The Education of Spinoza; 3. Excommunication; 4. Retirement and Death; II. The Treatise on Religion and the State; III. The Improvement of the Intellect; IV. The Ethics; 1. Nature and God; 2. Matter and Mind; 3. Intelligence and Morals; 4. Religion and Immortality; V. The Political Treatise; VI. The Influence of Spinoza; Chapter V: Voltaire and The French Enlightenment; I. Paris: Œdipe; II. London: Letters on the English; III. Cirey: The Romances; IV. Potsdam and Frederick; V. Les Délices: The Essay on Morals; VI. Ferney: Candide VII. The Encyclopedia and the Philosophic DictionaryVIII. Ecrasez I'Infame; IX. Voltaire and Rousseau; X. Dénouement; Chapter VI: Immanuel Kant and German Idealism; I. Roads to Kant; 1. From Voltaire to Kant; 2. From Locke to Kant; 3. From Rousseau to Kant; II. Kant Himself; III. The Critique of Pure Reason; 1. Transcendental Esthetic; 2. Transcendental Analytic; 3. Transcendental Dialectic; IV. The Critique of Practical Reason; V. On Religion and Reason; VI. On Politics and Eternal Peace; VII. Criticism and Estimate; VIII. A Note on Hegel; Chapter VII: Schopenhauer; I. The Age; II. The Man III. The World as IdeaIV. The World as Will; 1. The Will to Live; 2. The Will to Reproduce; V. The World as Evil; VI. The Wisdom of Life; 1. Philosophy; 2. Genius; 3. Art; 4. Religion; VII. The Wisdom of Death; VIII. Criticism; Chapter VIII: Herbert Spencer; I. Comte and Darwin; II. The Development of Spencer; III. First Principles; 1. The Unknowable; 2. Evolution; IV. Biology: The Evolution of Life; V. Psychology: The Evolution of Mind; VI. Sociology: The Evolution of Society; VII. Ethics: The Evolution of Morals; VIII. Criticism; 1. First Principles; 2. Biology and Psychology


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