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By Frederick Copleston

ISBN-10: 038546844X

ISBN-13: 9780385468442

Conceived initially as a major presentation of the improvement of philosophy for Catholic seminary scholars, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A historical past Of Philosophy has journeyed a ways past the modest function of its writer to common acclaim because the most sensible historical past of philosophy in English.

Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit of huge erudition who as soon as tangled with A.J. Ayer in a fabled debate in regards to the lifestyles of God and the potential for metaphysics, knew that seminary scholars have been fed a woefully insufficient vitamin of theses and proofs, and that their familiarity with such a lot of history's nice thinkers used to be lowered to simplistic caricatures.  Copleston got down to redress the inaccurate via writing a whole heritage of Western Philosophy, one crackling with incident and highbrow pleasure - and person who supplies complete position to every philosopher, proposing his proposal in a superbly rounded demeanour and displaying his hyperlinks to those that went sooner than and to those that got here after him.

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