Basic Teachings of the Great Philosophers: A Survey of Their Basic Ideas

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Anchor Books, 1962 - Philosophy - 301 pages
A complete summary of the views of the most important philosophers in Western civilization. Each major field of philosophic inquiry comprises a separate chapter for greater accessibility. Includes Plato, Descartes, Spinoza, Kant, Hegel, Dewey, Sartre, and many others.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
sance
27
Spinozas Theory of the Universe
33
Leibnitz Theory of the Universe
39
The Positions of John Stuart Mill and Herbert
47
Hobbes Spinoza Locke and Leibnitz
91
According to Mill Bentham and Spencer
97
The Concept of God in the Thought
104
The Position of the GrecoReligious Thinkers
134
MAN AND EDUCATION
207
MIND AND MATTER
226
The Positions of Philo and St Augustine
233
IDEAS AND THINKING
246
Galileo and the Beginning of the Scientific
253
Comte Mill Spencer
260
CoNCLUSION
272

Bruno Boehme and Other Forerunners
113
The Concept of God in the Thought of Kant
120
FATE versus FREE WILL
127

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