Thorough and lucid survey of Western philosophy from pre-Socratics to mid 20th century: major figures, currents, trends, literature, significance. In philosophy, the problem is philosophy itself; moreover, in every instance this problem is stated according to the historical and personal situation in which the. History of Philosophy by Julian Marias, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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Request removal from index. There were a couple flaws that stood out – Dr. Perhaps it is the lack of quality books on the subject that made Marias’s summary such a revelation to me, but it was a revelation nonetheless. In short – read this book. The Use of Bodies. The Interpretation of History.

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Bruce Paolozzi rated it really liked it Dec 25, Of the three, Marias’s is the least read and least known, and also by far the best. If it is to be absolute, it cannot leave anything outside itself, not even error.

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He doesn’t shy away from critiquing any thinker, but when he does so, he does it with grace and fairness, rather than engaging in strawmen and slanders like Russell.

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Book ratings by Goodreads. By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. If you were to look for a book on the history of philosophy in any good-sized library in the United States you would likely find this book, Bertrand Russell’s History of Western Philosophy, and Will Durant’s The Story philosohpy Philosophy and their Dewey Decimals would probably be in the low ‘s, in case you need to know.

A New History of Western Philosophy. The core strength of Marias’s work is its comprehensiveness, if the thoroughness which coincides with it. Russell’s septic personality is legendary — even Ray Monk, after writing a two volume biography of Russell, said that he still couldn’t find it in himself to like the man.

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