(EBOOK) A History of Philosophy author Frederick Charles Copleston

A History of Philosophy 9 Modern Philosophy A History of Philosophy 9 Frederick Charles CoplestonVolume 9 Maine de Biran to Sartre From the French Revolution to Auguste Comte including Maine de Biran From Auguste Comte to Henri Bergson From Henri Bergson to Jean Paul Sartre including Maurice Merleau Ponty 2009 1384 567 9789644457056 1392 20 A very compendious but very efficient historical narrative Just dipping mostly for French traditionalist and Catholic renaissance material de Maistre Maritain et alEverything #I read 4 of 18 chapters was very clear even Bergson who has. #read 4 of 18 chapters was very clear even Bergson who has. Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students Frederick Copleston's nine volume  A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to "UNIVERSAL ACCLAIM AS THE BEST HISTORY "acclaim as the best history in EnglishCopleston an Oxford Jesuit of immense erudition who once tangled with A J Ayer in a fabled debate about the existence of God and the possibility of met. A History of PhilosophyIn the preface faced with the large number of nineteenth and early twentieth century philosophers and with administrative responsibilities taking up much of his time he decided to concentrate on the thinkers he was already familiar with which obviously meant a concentration on Catholic or religious philosophers and writers who are not the authors I #would consider to be representative of the British v 8 or French v 9 philosophy of the time I # consider to be representative of the British v 8 or French v 9 philosophy of the time I t even heard of many of the authors he treats of in Finally done all nine volumes highly recommended Now back to Thomas Perfect. Er and showing his links to those who went before and to those who came after him "The Result Of Copleston's Prodigious "result of Copleston's prodigious is a history of philosophy that is unlikely ever to be surpassed Thought magazine summed up the eneral agreement among scholars and students alike when it reviewed Copleston's A History of Philosophy as #broad minded and objective comprehensive and scholarly unified and well proportioned #minded and objective comprehensive and scholarly unified and well proportioned cannot recommend it too highly. .



Frederick Charles Copleston ↠ 2 Review

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Always seemed opaue to me If I #Had Time I D Read #time I d read whole series slowly starting with the pre Socratics I ll browse the other volumes in any case Finally finished after three and a half years Or forty three if you count the first time I started it in college This was the ninth "and last volume He mentions a projected tenth volume in the preface but apparently never wrote it the tenth "last volume He mentions a projected tenth volume in the preface but apparently never wrote it the tenth included in one reprint edition is an unrelated collection of his essays Like the eighth volume this one is a real falling off from the level of the first seven as he #EXPLAINS HIMSELF. APHYSICS KNEW THAT SEMINARY # himself. Aphysics knew that seminary were fed a woefully inadeuate diet of theses and proofs and that their familiarity with most of history's Cranial Neuroimaging and Clinical Neuroanatomy: Atlas of MR Imaging and Computed Tomography great thinkers was reduced to simplistic caricatures Copleston set out to redress the wrong by writing a complete history of Western philosophy one crackling with incident and intellectual excitement and one thatives full place to each thinker presenting his thought in a beautifully rounded mann.