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A History of Western Philosophy: The Clasic Mind, Volume I 2nd Edition

W.T. Jones, Robert J. Fogelin

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  • 378 Pages

Overview

A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY examines the nature of philosophical enterprise and philosophy's role in Western culture. Jones and Fogelin weave key passages from classic philosophy works into their comments and criticisms, giving A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY the combined advantages of a source book and textbook. The text concentrates on major figures in each historical period, combining exposition with direct quotations from the philosophers themselves. The text places philosophers in appropriate cultural context and shows how their theories reflect the concerns of their times.

W.T. Jones, Columbia Institute of Technology

Robert J. Fogelin, Dartmouth College

Robert J. Fogelin is Professor of Philosophy and Sherman Fairchild Professor in the Humanities at Dartmouth College.

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