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A Brief History of Modern Philosophy

by Dr Harold, Hoffding

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  • 36 Currently reading

Published by Pomona Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • General,
  • Philosophy / General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages340
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8409843M
    ISBN 101406790400
    ISBN 109781406790405

    NATIONAL BESTSELLER. Eight months on the bestseller lists in France! From the timeless wisdom of the ancient Greeks to Christianity, the Enlightenment, existentialism, and postmodernism, Luc Ferry's instant classic brilliantly and accessibly explains the enduring teachings of philosophy—including its profound relevance to modern daily life and its essential .   When philosophers talk about “modern philosophy”, they usually have in mind the period from Descartes to Kant, which is already covered in Russell’s book. If you are asking because you want to read a more in-depth history of this period, I’d recom.

    A Brief History of Osteopathic Medicine. Osteopathic medicine is a distinctive form of medical care founded on the philosophy that all body systems are interrelated and dependent upon one another for good health. This philosophy was developed in by Andrew Taylor Still, MD, (pictured) who pioneered the concept of "wellness" and recognized.   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 acclaimas the best history of philosophy in Brand: Bloomsbury Academic.

    "A Brief History of the Soul accomplishes two important goals: It provides a concise history of the soul without treating that history as anachronistic, and it constantly relates its topics to contemporary issues in philosophy of mind. I enthusiastically recommend it, and will use it in my own philosophy of mind courses.". Philosophy (from Greek φιλοσοφία, philosophia, literally "love of wisdom") is the study of general and fundamental questions about existence, knowledge, values, reason, mind, and questions are often posed as problems to be studied or resolved. The term was probably coined by Pythagoras (c. – BCE). Philosophical methods include .


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A Brief History of Modern Philosophy by Dr Harold, Hoffding Download PDF EPUB FB2

A Brief History of Modern Philosophy Paperback – January 1, by Harald Hoffding (Author) See all 61 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Kindle "Please retry" $ — Cited A Brief History of Modern Philosophy book 2.

FIRST BOOK the philosophy of the renaissance [] A. The Discovery of the Natural Man []. Burckhardt, in his famous treatise, Die Kultur der Renaissance in Italien, characterizes the Italian renaissance as the discovery of historical conditions led to.

A Short History of Modern Philosophy: From Descartes to Wittgenstein Only 1 left in stock - order soon. Discover for yourself the pleasures of philosophy Written both for the seasoned student of philosophy as well as the general reader, the renowned writer Roger Scruton provides a survey of modern by:   2.

French Criticism and the Philosophy of Discontinuity. In France, after the middle of the nineteenth century, the critical school is represented by the vigorous thinker Charles Renouvier (), who in the name of logic and ethics attacks all idealistic and realistic attempts to construe being as a continuous totality.

He directed his polemics with particular. The book was marketed as a small guide to the history of philosophy, but I think it missed quite a lot of it, especially for modern philosophy. It would be better to go by philosopher and philosopher or by period by period.4/5. A brief history of modern philosophy by Hoffding, Harald, Publication date Topics Philosophy, Modern -- History Publisher New York Macmillan Collection robarts; toronto Digitizing sponsor MSN Contributor Robarts - University of Toronto Language English.

Addeddate Call number AAAPages: To find the best books on the history of Philosophy, we must first identify the level of the student. I will answer for the beginner and for the advanced student.

For the beginner, perhaps the best book is by a world-class World Historian, name. A superbly engaging summary of Western philosophy, starting from a brief recap of post-Hellenistic thought (Scruton comes to the defense of the medieval scholastics, showing how their work pre-empted many recent ideas) and then getting into depth from Descartes onwards, culminating in Wittgenstein and the modern conception of philosophy of language/5.

Modern philosophy traditionally begins with René Descartes and his dictum "I think, therefore I am".In the early seventeenth century the bulk of philosophy was dominated by Scholasticism, written by theologians and drawing upon Plato, Aristotle, and early Church tes argued that many predominant Scholastic metaphysical doctrines were meaningless or false.

This is a textbook in modern philosophy. It combines readings from primary sources with two pedagogical tools. Paragraphs in italics introduce figures and texts.

Numbered study questions (also in italics) ask students to reconstruct an argument or position from the text, or draw connections among the readings.

And I have added an introductory chapter (Chapter 0 – /5(3). Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Høffding, Harald, Brief history of modern philosophy. New York, Macmillan Co. [©]. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle.

This guide includes the best philosophy books from throughout history. Including quick summaries for beginners of modern philosophy books, eastern philosophy, western philosophy and more. Read the Top 21 Philosophy Books of All Time. In my choice of ten books, I give two which will introduce readers to the world of modern philosophy (2 and 3), a general book on the history of philosophy (1) and seven masterpieces of Author: Guardian Staff.

Book Review: A Brief History of Thought. Ferry concludes his work by providing an assessment of modern day Contemporary philosophy in the wake of the revolutionary movements summarized above. This concerns a world where there is no longer a universal meaning towards human existence, but rather an incessant and a seemingly directionless.

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If you have read anything else on this subject, still you should purchase it and extract out the things needed as this book is just like an encyclopedia for Modern Indian History. Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the Internet Archive by user tpb.

Skip to main content. This banner text can have markup. web; A Brief History of Modern Philosophy Item Preview remove-circle Book digitized by Google from the library of the University of Michigan and uploaded to the. A BRIEF HISTORY OF MODERN PHILOSOPHY - BY CHARLES FINLEY SANDERS - PREFACE - Professor Hadd Hiiff ding is already well known to the English-speaking world through the translations of his Psychology, Ethics, Philosophy of Religion, Problems of.

Luc Ferry is a philosopher and the author of the national bestseller A Brief History of Thought. From to he served as France's minister of national education. He has been awarded the Prix Médicis, Prix Jean-Jacques-Rousseau, and Prix Aujourd'hui, in addition to being an officer of the French Legion of Honor and a knight of the Order /5(5).

About the Book. In this short companion to his book From Fascism to Populism in History, world-renowned historian Federico Finchelstein explains why fascists regarded simple and often hateful lies as truth, and why so many of their followers believed the hout the history of the twentieth century, many supporters of fascist.

Philosophy really took off, though, with Socrates and Plato in the 5th - 4th Century B.C. (often referred to as the Classical or Socratic period of philosophy).

Unlike most of the Pre-Socratic philosophers before him, Socrates was more concerned with how people should behave, and so was perhaps the first major philosopher of developed a system of critical reasoning. About A Brief History of Philosophy. A fun, concise and attractive introduction to a fascinating and challenging subject.

This is the ideal book for teenagers and students coming to philosophy for the first time, or indeed for anyone who just doesn't know where to start.Since its first publication in ? Lord Russell's A History of Western Philosophy has 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 4/5(16).