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The Story of Philosophy : A History of Western Thought (edition 2016)

by Garvey, James (Author)

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The Story of Philosophy sees philosophy for what it is: a passionate, exhilarating quest for human understanding that cannot be reduced to dry categories or simple definitions. It's a story with plot twists, a murder, accidental discoveries, disastrous love affairs, geniuses, idiots, monks, and vagabonds. At the heart of it all are the ideas and obsessions that have captured great thinkers from the very beginning. Packed with intriguing anecdotes and fascinating detail, James Garvey and Jeremy Stangroom bring us face to face with the most important philosophers in western history. Rigorous, refreshingly free of academic jargon, and highly accessible, this is the ideal introduction for anyone who wants to gain a new perspective on philosophy's biggest thoughts.

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'The Story of Philosophy' is a survey of the thinkers and ideas that have perplexed humanity from time immemorial. Starting with the most important figures in the Greek era, the story concludes with a survey of 20th and 21st century philosophy.

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