The Story of Philosophy
The Lives and Opinions of the Great Philosophers of the Western WorldUnknown - 1983? 1933
A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers--Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, Santayana, James, and Dewey-- The Story of Philosophy is one of the great books of our time. Few write for the non-specialist as well as Will Durant, and this book is a splendid example of his eminently readable scholarship. Durant's insight and wit never cease to dazzle; The Story of Philosophy is a key book for any reader who wishes to survey the history and development of philosophical ideas in the Western world.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Simon and Schuster, [1983?] c1933.
Branch Call Number: 109 D
Characteristics: xvi, 412 p. ; 21 cm.