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Critical History of Western Philosophy

About The Book

Available in paperback for the first time, this landmark volume examines the course of Western philosophy over the past 2,500 years.

A Critical History of Western Philosophy focuses on the most significant thinkers and philosophical movements while emphasizing key ideas of permanent interest and relevance.

Arranged chronologically from early Greece to the twentieth century, this comprehensive work includes expert histories of all major figures from Socrates and Plato to G.E. Moore and Bertrand Russell, and of every important school from the Epicureans to the Existentialists.

About The Author

D.J. O’Connor received his Ph.D. in ancient philosophy from the University of London. He currently teaches philosophy at the University of Exeter in England. O’Connor is the author of John Locke and Introduction to the Philosophy of Education.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Free Press (August 1, 1985)
  • Length: 612 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780029238400

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