Initiation into Philosophy
by Emile Faguet
Publisher: G. P. Putnam's sons 1914
Number of pages: 284
A fantastic look at the whole history of Philosophy from ancient times up to the beginnings of modern thinking. Covers all the major philosophers and philosophical theories, as well as the historical interplay between religion and philosophy.
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by Riccardo Baldissone - University of Westminster Press
From Homeric poems to contemporary works, the author traces the words that express the various notions of freedom in Classical Greek, Latin, and modern European idioms. This theoretical mapping shows old and new boundaries of the horizon of freedom.
by Alfred Weber - Longmans, Green
The author's knowledge of the subject is thorough and extensive, his judgment sound, his manner of expression simple, clear, and precise. The history of philosophy is conceived as an evolution, as a process from the simple to the complex.
by Theodor Gomperz - J. Murray
The Greeks loved knowledge for its own sake and delighted in free discussion of ideas and theories. Professor Gomperz in this famous book looks closely at their writings and relates them to later developments in thought and science.
by Alfred William Benn - Watts & Co.
The author was an agnostic and an honorary associate of the Rationalist Press Association. Contents: The Philosophical Renaissance; The Metaphysicians; The Theorists of Knowledge; The German Idealists; The Humanists of the Nineteenth Century.