History of Western Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0671201581
ISBN-13: 9780671201586
Edition: 1967
Authors: Bertrand Russell
List price: $25.00 Buy it from $8.74
30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee

If an item you ordered from TextbookRush does not meet your expectations due to an error on our part, simply fill out a return request and then return it by mail within 30 days of ordering it for a full refund of item cost.

Learn more about our returns policy

Description: Since its first publication in 1945? Lord Russell's A History of Western Philosophyhas been universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject -- unparalleled in its comprehensiveness, its clarity, its erudition, its grace and  More...

Used Starting from $13.78
New Starting from $20.15
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
coins
coins
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!
You could win $10,000

Get an entry for every item you buy, rent, or sell.

Study Briefs

Limited time offer: Get the first one free! (?)

All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.

Add to cart
Study Briefs
Italian Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Portuguese Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
Spanish Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99
Add to cart
Study Briefs
German Grammar Online content $4.95 $1.99

Customers also bought

Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading
Loading

Book details

List price: $25.00
Copyright year: 1967
Publisher: Touchstone
Publication date: 10/30/1967
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 895
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.75" tall
Weight: 1.694
Language: English

Since its first publication in 1945? Lord Russell's A History of Western Philosophyhas been universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject -- unparalleled in its comprehensiveness, its clarity, its erudition, its grace and wit. In seventy-six chapters he traces philosophy from the rise of Greek civilization to the emergence of logical analysis in the twentieth century. Among the philosophers considered are: Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Empedocles, Anaxagoras, the Atomists, Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, the Cynics, the Sceptics, the Epicureans, the Stoics, Plotinus, Ambrose, Jerome, Augustine, Benedict, Gregory the Great, John the Scot, Aquinas, Duns Scotus, William of Occam, Machiavelli, Erasmus, More, Bacon, Hobbes, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, the Utilitarians, Marx, Bergson, James, Dewey, and lastly the philosophers with whom Lord Russell himself is most closely associated -- Cantor, Frege, and Whitehead, co-author with Russell of the monumental Principia Mathematica.

Bertrand Arthur William Russell (1872-1970) was a British philosopher, logician, essayist and social critic. He was best known for his work in mathematical logic and analytic philosophy. Together with G.E. Moore, Russell is generally recognized as one of the main founders of modern analytic philosophy. Together with Kurt G�del, he is regularly credited with being one of the most important logicians of the twentieth century. Over the course of a long career, Russell also made contributions to a broad range of subjects, including the history of ideas, ethics, political and educational theory, and religious studies. General readers have benefited from his many popular writings on a wide variety of topics. After a life marked by controversy--including dismissals from both Trinity College, Cambridge, and City College, New York--Russell was awarded the Order of Merit in 1949 and the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1950. Noted also for his many spirited anti-nuclear protests and for his campaign against western involvement in the Vietnam War, Russell remained a prominent public figure until his death at the age of 97.

Preface by Author
Introduction
Ancient Philosophy
The Pre-Socratics
The Rise of Greek Civilization
The Milesian School
Pythagoras
Heraclitus
Parmenides
Empedocles
Athens in Relation to Culture
Anaxagoras
The Atomists
Protagoras
Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle
Socrates
The Influence of Sparta
The Sources of Plato's Opinions
Plato's Utopia
The Theory of Ideas
Plato's Theory of Immortality
Plato's Cosmogony
Knowledge and Perception in Plato
Aristotle's Metaphysics
Aristotle's Ethics
Aristotle's Politics
Aristotle's Logic
Aristotle's Physics
Early Greek Mathematics and Astronomy
Ancient Philosophy after Aristotle
The Hellenistic World
Cynics and Sceptics
The Epicureans
Stoicism
The Roman Empire in Relation to Culture
Plotinus
Catholic Philosophy
Introduction
The Fathers
The Religious Development of the Jews
Christianity During the First Four Centuries
Three Doctors of the Church
Saint Augustine's Philosophy and Theology
The Fifth and Sixth Centuries
Saint Benedict and Gregory the Great
The Schoolmen
The Papacy in the Dark Ages
John the Scot
Ecclesiastical Reform in the Eleventh Century
Mohammedan Culture and Philosophy
The Twelfth Century
The Thirteenth Century
Saint Thomas Aquinas
Franciscan Schoolmen
The Eclipse of the Papacy
Modern Philosophy
From the Renaissance to Hume
General Characteristics
The Italian Renaissance
Machiavelli
Erasmus and More
The Reformation and Counter-Reformation
The Rise of Science
Francis Bacon
Hobbes's Leviathan
Descartes
Spinoza
Leibniz
Philosophical Liberalism
Locke's Theory of Knowledge
Locke's Political Philosophy
Locke's Influence
Berkeley
Hume
From Rousseau to the Present Day
The Romantic Movement
Rousseau
Kant
Currents of Thought in the Nineteenth Century
Hegel
Byron
Schopenhauer
Nietzsche
The Utilitarians
Karl Marx
Bergson
William James
John Dewey
The Philosophy of Logical Analysis
Index

×
Free shipping on orders over $35*

*A minimum purchase of $35 is required. Shipping is provided via FedEx SmartPost® and FedEx Express Saver®. Average delivery time is 1 – 5 business days, but is not guaranteed in that timeframe. Also allow 1 - 2 days for processing. Free shipping is eligible only in the continental United States and excludes Hawaii, Alaska and Puerto Rico. FedEx service marks used by permission."Marketplace" orders are not eligible for free or discounted shipping.

Learn more about the TextbookRush Marketplace.

×