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Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit and specialist in the history of philosophy, first created his history as an introduction for Catholic ecclesiastical seminaries. However, since its first publication (the last volume appearing in the mid-1970s) the series has become the classic account for all philosophy scholars and students. The 11-volume series gives an accessible account of ...more
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Published December 28th 1994 by Doubleday (Garden City, NY) (first published 1960)
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A very compendious, but very efficient historical narrative.
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The most readable of all the volumes so far... not sure what that means.
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Far superior to Kant's version. Copleston's prose is actually understandable.
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Frederick (Freddie) Charles Copleston was raised an Anglican and educated at Marlborough College from 1920 to 1925. Shortly after his eighteenth birthday he converted to Catholicism, and his father subsequently almost disowned him. After the initial shock, however, his father saw fit to help Copleston through his education and he attended St. John’s in Oxford in 1925, only managing a disappointing ...more
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