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What is philosophy? Why do I need to know about such-and-such or so-and-so? And what about those famously odd philosophers? From the introduction: "In Greek, which was the first language of Western Philosophy, "philosophy" means love of wisdom. One loves wisdom by trying to figure out what it is. So philosophy is an activity of seeking wisdom. There are many ways human bei ...more
ebook, 450 pages
Published September 1st 2009 by Visible Ink Press (first published January 1st 2009)
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Great little reference book. I liked how it is organized chronologically and by different philosophical movement. Major and minor philosophers are included. I also liked how it includes a biography of everyone.
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