Wisdom of the West: a historical survey of Western philosophy in its social and political setting

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Doubleday, 1959 - Philosophy - 320 pages
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Popular survey of Western thought from the ancient Greeks to modern Existentialists, with many illustrations and diagrams in full color.

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User Review  - PJ Sullivan - Goodreads

A good overview of Western philosophy. Useful as a menu to what is available elsewhere. Read full review

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User Review  - Dan - Goodreads

Solid historical survey of the development of philosophy in the West, specifically for the layman. Very informative and written with Russell's clarity of style and lacerating wit. It was difficult ... Read full review


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