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Philosophers speak for themselves

Thomas Vernor Smith

Philosophers speak for themselves

guides and readings for Greek, Roman, and early Christian philosophy.

by Thomas Vernor Smith

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Published by Univ. Press in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Ancient

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 800 p.
    Number of Pages800
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16549602M

    LIVES AND OPINIONS OF EMINENT PHILOSOPHERS. BOOK I. INTRODUCTION. I. Some say that the study of philosophy originated with the barbarians. In that among the Persians there existed the Magi, and among the Babylonians or Assyrians the Chaldæi, among the Indians the Gymnosophistæ, and among the Celts and Gauls men who were called Druids and Semnothei, as Aristotle relates in his .   Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it - George Santayana Big George, originally Jorge, makes a valid point with this one. The quote is often used to talk about giant historical shifts or wars or something similar. Yet, it's equally true of smaller things. In business, as in life, someone has already come before you and done the same thing. These people have failed.

    The absolute best way to learn philosophy by yourself is to stick with secondary sources until you have a solid foundation of the major schools, concepts, and general history of the field. Sooooo many people make the mistake of thinking that they. (Disclaimer: this answer is heavily biased towards Western philosophy) In terms of total impact on the field of philosophy: 1. Plato. The origin of almost every significant debate in philosophy can be traced to him. His work has had overwhelming i.

    Britain's Most Influential Philosophers. to observe nature’s truths, to improve science for the betterment of humankind. In , he published the first book of Novum Organum Scientiarum Now he is regarded as one of the most influential philosophers of the 19th century in regard to social and political theory.   “When Tables Speak”: On the Existence of Trans Philosophy* by Talia Mae Bettcher. A few days ago, when I was frantically grading, I received the following request from Daily Nous: As you may be aware, a series of posts by Kathleen Stock (Sussex) on issues regarding transgender women has been getting a fair amount of attention from the philosophical community.


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