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By Nicholas Rescher | Comments: ( 895 ) | Date: ( Mar 31, 2020 )

Nicholas Rescher presents the first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, spanning from antiquity to the current era He introduces us to the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern questions of meaning, truth, knowledgNicholas Rescher presents the first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, spanning from antiquity to the current era He introduces us to the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics Rescher s anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics and offer much insight into the breadth and depth of philosophical inquiry This book illustrates the various ways philosophers throughout history have viewed the issues in their field, and how anecdotes can work to inform and encourage philosophical thought.


  • Title: A Journey through Philosophy in 101 Anecdotes
  • Author: Nicholas Rescher
  • ISBN: 9780822963356
  • Page: 319
  • Format: Paperback

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Comments A Journey through Philosophy in 101 Anecdotes

  • Eduardo

    The word ‘Anecdotes’ in the title is misleading and amiss, and I suspect it was some clueless editor at the University of Pittsburgh Press who decided for such insipid heading, because she/he deemed it more commercially enticing. An “anecdote” is “a short, amusing account of something that has happened” (Collins English Dictionary). So a reader, looking at the title, would think that it is something of a collection of singular fleeting events which elicited great thoughts or revelati [...]


  • bks

    a through introduction of distinct Western philosophers and their theories via examples. Each anecdote only lasts 2-3 pages, but the author puts an effort to link different anecdotes via different themes. This is a book that you will read back and forth over and over again. I cannot appreciate enough how much this helps me with my first philosophy class


  • Lara Monroe

    This poor kid has clearly no idea how to write a book. This was an attempt to impress readers rather than engage them. The book was such a cluster of meandering ideas and poorly worded, elitist sentences it was unreadable. This book did little to illuminate any new ideas. Instead it is a confusing cluster of miscellaneous clauses poorly strung together to form haphazard, nearly plagiarized thoughts. This book is a mess.


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