History (P.) Sabin, (H.) Van Wees and (M.) Whitby The Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare, Volume 1: Greece, the Hellenistic World and the Rise of. A History of Philosophy is an eleven-volume history of Western philosophy written by the English Jesuit priest Frederick Charles Copleston. . Philosopher Christia Mercer described A History of Philosophy as: “One of the most influential . The best text of the history of philosophy now available in English. -The Historical Bulletin. A HISTORY OF. PHILOSOPHY. FREDERICK COPLESTON, S.J.

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History of Philosophy Volume 1: Greece and Rome: Frederick Copleston: Continuum

It covers Logical positivism and Existentialism. From where I am standing, namely an amateur philosophy student, nothing looks improvable hixtory this volume. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!

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History of Philosophy (Vol 1)

Jul 11, Martin Rollins rated it really liked it. Beyond letters, and there were lots of those, I was out of the habit.

Giles – – Co;leston Classical Review 52 Having just finished the first entry, now I can see why. A Phikosophy of Philosophy is no easy read, and requires a good deal of concentration. But it got old once in awhile Although his comments sometimes seem rather intrusive to a non-Catholic reader, they are always clearly separated from his descriptions, and there is something to be said for having a known, admitted bias that one can take into account and correct for as opposed to a hpilosophy objective text where the bias and there will always be a bias in a field as controversy-laden as philosophy has to be guessed at from the treatment itself.


A History of Philosophy Copeston 1: Jun 17, King Haddock rated it it was ok Shelves: The New Catholic Encyclopedia: By not translating into English the many long — and critically important to the understanding of this subject — quotes, Copleston limits his audience to those who know not only English but also ancient Greek and Latin, among other languages.

Frederick Copleston, A History of Philosophy. Volume I: Greece and Rome – PhilPapers

Stars are assigned as follows:. Apr 04, Gabriel added it Shelves: Fisher – – The Classical Review 31 He gives more space than most recent histories of Greek thought to the post-Aristotelian systems, since freeerick naturally considers neo-Platonism as the culminating synthesis on the point of being taken into Christian theology.

He is a Jesuit, but is generally fair-minded, even if he does have Should honestly take some more time to pilosophy a more substantive review, but here is a quick-hitter. I didn’t read the whole thing, mainly because I was looking for information on Democritus. His respectful recounting of Aristotle’s view of himself as the culmination and epitome of philosophy as well as his criticism of his mentor Plato is worth the price of the book even more.


About Frederick Charles Copleston. All I can say coplesyon would possibly be worth to hear is this. He is a Jesuit, but is generally fair-minded, even if he does have a tendency to conclude chapters with a reaffirmation of the correctness of frererick religion, and it is not uncommon for him to make moralistic asides that, to an atheistic reader indate him and his work considerably.

I look forward to the next eight volumes which run to the late ‘s and John Paul Sartre but for many, his History will frustrate. Jul 21, Juan rated it it was amazing.

A History of Philosophy, Vol. 1: Greece and Rome, From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus

He’s up front about that, at least, and he’s fairly even-handed about it. International customers will be reimbursed a portion of unused shipping charges.

I have been amazed at the exhaustive scholarship as well as the admirable fairness of the author.

Someone also worked out fredegick to weigh the earth!!! Are you a frequent reader or book collector? The result of Copleston’s prodigious labors is a history of philosophy that is unlikely ever to be surpassed. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

A Speculative Quarterly Review.