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By Nicholas Rescher

ISBN-10: 0822963353

ISBN-13: 9780822963356

Nicholas Rescher provides the 1st finished chronology of philosophical anecdotes, spanning from antiquity to the present period. He introduces us to the most important thinkers, texts, and historic classes of Western philosophy, recounting some of the tales philosophers have used over the years to interact with problems with philosophical situation: questions of that means, fact, wisdom, worth, motion, and ethics. Rescher’s anecdotes contact on quite a lot of themes—from common sense to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics—and provide a lot perception into the breadth and intensity of philosophical inquiry. This e-book illustrates many of the methods philosophers all through heritage have considered the problems of their box, and the way anecdotes can paintings to notify and inspire philosophical thought.

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