A Little History Of Philosophy

Author: Nigel Warburton
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300177542
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Presents an introduction to the ideas of major Western philosophers, including Aristotle, Augustine, John Locke, and Karl Marx.

A Little History Of Science

Author: William Bynum
ISBN: 9780300197136
Size: 24.24 MB
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A spirited volume on the great adventures of science throughout history, for curious readers of all ages

Africa Asia And The History Of Philosophy

Author: Peter K. J. Park
Publisher: SUNY Press
ISBN: 1438446411
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When I began this project more than a decade ago, I did not consider that racism
could have been involved in the formation of the modern canon of philosophy.
Having paid little attention to Christoph Meiners, I could not have suspected that
the racist arguments of this halfforgotten anthropological writer of the late
eighteenth century lay at the origin of the exclusion of Africa and Asia from
modern histories of philosophy. Two developments since the completion of my
dis— sertation in ...

Philosophy And Its History

Author: Mogens L?rke
Publisher: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 0199857156
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Almost all philosophers agree that one cannot be properly trained in current
philosophy without knowing something of either the historical development of the
discipline or without some familiarity with the writings of certain canonical figures.
Beyond acknowledging this requirement, however, there is very little agreement
as to what relationship, exactly, the study of the history of philosophy should have
to contemporary philosophy. Moreover, given that there is little consensus about
the ...

Ancient Wisdom In The Age Of The New Science

Author: Dmitri Levitin
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 1107105889
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A groundbreaking, revisionist account of the importance of the history of philosophy to intellectual change - scientific, philosophical and religious - in seventeenth-century England.