The Story of Philosophy
A brilliant and concise account of the lives and ideas of the great philosophers—Plato, Aristotle, Bacon, Spinoza, Voltaire, Kant, Schopenhauer, Spencer, Nietzsche, Bergson, Croce, Russell, Santayana, James, and Dewey—The Story of Philosophy is one of the great books of our time. Few write for the non-specialist as well as Will Durant, and this book is a splendid example of his eminently readable scholarship. Durant’s insight and wit never cease to dazzle; The Story of Philosophy is a key book for any reader who wishes to survey the history and development of philosophical ideas in the Western world.
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Review: The Story of PhilosophyUser Review - Aaron - Goodreads
This seemed like a good overview at first glance, but after getting into it, it became pretty obvious that this is a very conservative history of philosophy and Durant's selections (and style) left me ... Read full review
Review: The Story of PhilosophyUser Review - Mohammad.F Jaber - Goodreads
an amazing book for an amateur in philosophy. although some philosophers were left out and hegel was merely mentioned, but all in all a great book. Read full review