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A Passion for Wisdom free pdf A love of wisdom has been central to the philosophical enterprise for thousands of years, inspiring some of the most dazzling and daring achievements of the human intellect and providing the very basis for how we understand the world. This volume is intended to provide a basic familiarity with the history of philosophy in a lively, accessible and enjoyable tour of the world's great ideas. Without simplifying their subject, editors Robert Solomon and Kathleen Higgins seek to tell the story of philosophy's development with clarity and wit. The brevity of their study, should allow readers to see more clearly the connections and divergences between philosophers, as well as the way ideas change, reappear, and evolve over time. The authors begin with the most ancient religious beliefs and conclude with the feminist and multicultural philosophies of the present.

About Robert C. Solomon

Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins are both Professors of Philosophy at the University of Texas.

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Author : Robert C. Solomon
Publisher : Oxford University Press Inc
Data Published : 02 October 1997
ISBN : 0195112083
EAN : 9780195112085
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 156 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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