Thorough and lucid survey of Western philosophy from pre-Socratics to mid 20th century: major figures, currents, trends, literature, significance. In philosophy, the problem is philosophy itself; moreover, in every instance this problem is stated according to the historical and personal situation in which the. History of Philosophy by Julian Marias, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.

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History of Philosophy

Unlike many other historians of philosophy, he focuses more on the thought of these thinkers rather than their life stories – and he does a fantastic job of highlighting the historical circumstances that each thinker developed their ideas within. Philosophical Analysis in the Twentieth Century, Volume 2.

Dec 01, Daniel Savo rated it liked it. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. One thing in particular that I appreciated was his coverage of Spanish philosophy – prior to reading this, the only Spanish thinker I could name off the top of my head would hisyory been Averroes.

Continue shopping Checkout Continue shopping. Aesthetics from Classical Greece to the Present. Thorough and lucid survey of Western philosophy from pre-Socratics to mid 20th century: He has a special fondness for some of his own philosopher-professors, philosoophy it doesn’t seem to get too much in the way of his work.


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History of Philosophy by Julián Marías

Description Translated into English for the first time, under the supervision of Dr. Models of the History of Philosophy.

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It has also been rated by many as the best elementary-level history of philosophy to emerge from Europe since the First World War. As well, the author provides a decent coverage of continental philosophy – its a sad fact that most histories of philosophy in English discount the last years of continental thought and instead focus on analytic thought, if it can even be called “thought”. Philip Martyn rated it it was amazing Feb 19, The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Logic.


The exposition of the ideas of the thinkers presented here is quite well done. A compelling, if sometimes hard to understand, history of philosophy.

If it is to be maias, it cannot leave anything outside itself, not even pphilosophy. Marias has done the world a service by emphasizing the great figures of his homeland – of particular interest are the Spanish scholastics and Jose Ortega, the final figure he covers and one of the most interesting thinkers I encountered in this book. Eugene Kevane – – St. Josh Maddox rated it liked it Apr 18, The Use of Bodies. A New History of Western Philosophy.