A History of Philosophy, Volume 3

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Burns & Oates, 1999 - Philosophy - 479 pages
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Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit and specialist in the history of philosophy, first created his history as an introduction for Catholic ecclesiastical seminaries. However, since its first publication (the last volume appearing in the mid-1970s) the series has become the classic account for all philosophy scholars and students. The 11-volume series gives an accessible account of each philosopher's work, but also explains their relationship to the work of other philosophers.

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This was a very good, comprehensive overview of the philosophy of the Middle Ages, focused especially on the period from Augustine of Hippo to Duns Scotus, but touching on some areas outside of that ... Read full review

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Copleston, a Jesuit, wrote a series of books on the history of philosophy so that his students could have a deeper understanding of philosophy to complement their theological knowledge. This second ... Read full review

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