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User Review  - Sandydog1 - LibraryThing

Artie Schopenhauer once said, "Books are like a mirror. If an ass looks in, you can't expect an angel to look out." With Durant's book, I'm having trouble figuring out if I'm an angel, or, well ... Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Sidharth Vardhan - Goodreads

on bad side, book is a difficult reading and if you are new to subject might kill entirely your interest. Also it should be called 'The story of western Philosophy' as there is absolutely nothing ... Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - M Pereira - Goodreads

This is a nice 'intro' style book that goes into quite a lot of detail. An interesting book but heavygoing - and I think it would benefit people who have actually read all of the texts referenced, than those who haven't. Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Walter - Goodreads

I had high hopes for the "Story of Philosophy". I enjoyed the bits of pieces of Will Durant's multi-volume world history that I have read, so I was excited to see that he had written a history of ... Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Danielle - Goodreads

I decided to read this philosophy classic because of its reputation for providing a fantastic overview from the Greek philosophers all the way through to those at the end of the 19th century. I found ... Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Stan Shelley - Goodreads

Durant's ability to explain complex philosophy in lay terms is good. But his critique of each philosopher is irritating because he expresses himself as omniscient...not as opinionated. He acts like he is smarter than everyone from Plato to Nietzche...sorry it aint so Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Jennifer Brown - Goodreads

This book is truly a product of its time and represents a very traditional and conservative view of the history of philosophy. "The Story of Philosophy" here is only the Western tradition, and a ... Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Mystie Winckler - Goodreads

Audible Audio. Skipped from Aristotle to Bacon. The author is witty and clear, but anti-religion. Perhaps a better title would have been The Story of Evolutionary Theory. Read full review

Review: Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Brian - Goodreads

Easy reading and a good narrative summary of western philosophy, providing biographical information and context for major thinkers, along with summaries and excerpts of their works, and some brief ... Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - SJ Pettersson - Goodreads

The story of Philosophy is kind of like the story of the history of humanity; it starts pretty good, then it's downhill for 2400 years. Read full review


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