Story of Philosophy

Story of Philosophy

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Item #: 009934
ISBN: 9780486848556
Grades: 9-12

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This volume is a wonderful introduction to the world of philosophy and its development throughout the western world! This book chronicles the lives of several key thinkers from Plato up to the contemporary age, showing the impact of each one’s work upon the next. The author beautifully summarizes hundreds of years of history, helping the reader trace how the ideas from the past have brought us to where we are today. 496 pgs, pb. ~Nancie

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Pulitzer Prize–winning author Will Durant chronicles the lives and ideas of several key philosophical thinkers throughout history in this informative and eminently readable text. Beginning with Socrates and Plato and concluding with Friedrich Nietzsche, with twelve other prominent philosophers in between, the author builds a history of philosophy by showing how each thinker’s ideas informed and influenced the next generation. An essential read for anyone fascinated by the development of Western philosophy.

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