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A History of Western Philosophy examines the nature of philosophical enterprise and philosophy's role in Western culture. Jones and Fogelin weave key passages from classic philosophy works into their comments and criticisms, giving A History of Western Philosophy the combined advantages of a source book and textbook. The text concentrates on major figures in each historica ...more
Paperback, 608 pages
Published November 22nd 1996 by Cengage Learning (first published 1975)
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James
My favorite history of philosophy, this is a rigorous but readable source for understanding the essential ideas of major philosophers. The twentieth century discussion of philosophy begins with Bergson, Dewey and Whitehead. This is followed by separate sections on Moore, Frege, and Russell. Two sections on Wittgenstein, early and late, bookend three separate discussions of Husserl, Heidegger, and Sartre.
The volume is enhanced with a glossary and valuable suggestions for further readings by topic
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Toke Riis Ebbesen
I read the second revised ed. "to Wittgenstein and Sartre".
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