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ABC Philosophy By Brian Knudson
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Philosophy from Aristotle to Zeno. The most influential Western philosophers summed up in 26 cleverly illustrated poems.
The Problems of Philosophy By Bertrand Russell
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The Problems of Philosophy (1912) is one of Bertrand Russell's attempts to create a brief and accessible guide to the problems of philosophy. Focusing on problems he believes will provoke positive... More > and constructive discussion, Russell concentrates on knowledge rather than metaphysics: If it is uncertain that external objects exist, how can we then have knowledge of them but by probability. There is no reason to doubt the existence of external objects simply because of sense data. Russell guides the reader through his famous 1910 distinction between "knowledge by acquaintance and knowledge by description" and introduces important theories of Plato, Aristotle, René Descartes, David Hume, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, G. W. F. Hegel and others to lay the foundation for philosophical inquiry by general readers and scholars alike.< Less
Philosophy and Religion By Traumear
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It should be possible sensibly to compare philosophy and religion. If the former is love of knowledge then the latter is love of god and fellow man. In terms of love, both make sense. Both imply... More > something that is done, something practical. Just as the love of knowledge for its own sake is down to earth, undiluted by ideal content and free of criticisms, so is the love of god and fellow man contemporary, unlimited in its scope as to how we love and in how many ways.< Less
The Problems of Philosophy By Bertrand Russell
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In The Problems of Philosophy Bertrand Russell introduces the reader to the theories of Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, David Hume, John Locke, Immanuel Kant, Georg Hegel and other thinkers who... More > established the foundation of philosophical inquiry.< Less
Wikipedia to Philosophy By Donna van West
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“Clicking on the first link in the main text of a Wikipedia article, and then repeating the process for subsequent articles, usually eventually gets you to the Philosophy article. As of May... More > 26, 2011, 94.52% of all articles in Wikipedia lead eventually to the article Philosophy. The remaining 100,000 (approx.) links to an article with no wikilinks or with links to pages that do not exist, or get stuck in loops (all three are equally probable). The median link chain length to reach philosophy is 23.< Less
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The Library of Alexandria is an independent small business publisher. We specialize in bringing back to live rare, historical and ancient books. This includes manuscripts such as: classical fiction,... More > philosophy, science, religion, folklore, mythology, history, literature, politics and sacred texts, in addition to secret and esoteric subjects, such as: occult, freemasonry, alchemy, hermetic, shamanism and ancient knowledge. Our books are available in both print and as digital books. All of our books have been revived by being scanned by people who have passion for knowledge. By purchasing this book you are helping restoring a piece of history for many generations to come to enjoy the fine ancient knowledge that is made available through our modern technology. We sincerely hope you enjoy these treasures in the form of digital books.< Less
The Consolation of Philosophy By Ancius Boethius
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The Consolation of Philosophy has been described as the single most important and influential work in the West on medieval and early Renaissance Christianity, and is also the last great Western work... More > of the Classical Period. Written while Boethius was in prison awaiting execution, the work consists of a dialogue in alternating prose and verse between the author, lamenting his own sorrows, and a majestic woman, who is the incarnation of his guardian Philosophy. The woman develops a modified form of Neo-Platonism and Stoicism, demonstrating the unreality of earthly fortunes, then proving that the highest good and the highest happiness are in God, and reconciling the apparent contradictions concerning the existence of everything.< Less
Natural Philosophy By Wilhelm Ostwald
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Natural philosophy or philosophy of nature (from Latin philosophia naturalis) was the philosophical study of nature and the physical universe that was dominant before the development of modern... More > science. It is considered to be the precursor of natural sciences.From the ancient world, starting with Aristotle, to the 19th century, the term "natural philosophy" was the common term used to describe the practice of studying nature. It was in the 19th century that the concept of "science" received its modern shape with new titles emerging such as "biology" and "biologist", "physics" and "physicist" among other technical fields and titles; institutions and communities were founded, and unprecedented applications to and interactions with other aspects of society and culture occurred. Excerpt from: Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Cyclopedia of Philosophy By Sam Vaknin
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Cyclopedia of issues in modern philosophy: The philosophy of science, the cognitive sciences, cultural studies, aesthetics, art and literature, the philosophy of economics, the philosophy of... More > psychology, and ethics.< Less
Anselm's Philosophy By St. Anselm of Canterbury
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One of the first great Christian philosopher's, Saint Anselm, Archbishop of Canterbury, formed some of the earliest philosophical thought that shaped and gave birth to many of the philosophies we... More > have today. All of Anselm's work is bound within these two covers. Be sure to think deep and think well while making your way through this book!< Less