Ancient and Modern Celebrated Freethinkers
by Bradlaugh and Collins and Watts
Publisher: J. P. Mendum 1877
In these pages, appearing under the title of "Half-Hours with the Freethinkers," are collected in a readable form an abstract of the lives and doctrines of some of those who have stood foremost in the ranks of Free-thought in all countries and in all ages.
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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 Tom Blackstone - Smashwords
What is the point of studying philosophy? And what is philosophy, anyway? In this engaging, informative, and often lively book, Tom Blackstone seeks to answer these as well as many more important philosophical questions.
by John Burnet - MacMillan
The author's chief aim has been to assist students who wish to acquire a firsthand knowledge of what Plato actually says in the dialogues of his maturity. John Burnet was a Scottish classicist, best known for his work on Plato.
by Will Durant - The Macmillan Company
The purpose of this essay is to show that the social problem has been the concern of many of the greater philosophers, and that an approach to the social problem through philosophy is the first condition of a successful treatment of this problem.