The Greek Philosophers
by Alfred William Benn
Publisher: Kegan Paul, Trench, & co. 1882
Number of pages: 908
The appearance of a new idea can only be made intelligible by tracing the previous tendencies which it either continues, combines, or contradicts. The history of philosophy has itself a philosophy which requires that we should go beyond particular phenomena and view them as variously related parts of a single system.
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