Heritage of Western Civilization, Volume 2

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John Louis Beatty, Oliver A. Johnson
Prentice Hall, 1995 - History - 448 pages
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This is the second volume in a collection of 70 original source selections introduces the reader to the history of Western civilization. The two-volume set is organised chronologically, spanning the ancient Near East to the contemporary world. The eighth edition includes revised or rewritten introductions to many topics, from Rome, through the Middle Ages, Renaissance and Reformation, Early Modern Europe to the Contemporary World. Much of the existing coverage has been revised and new topics added. This edition also offers translations of non-English material.

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FRANCIS BACON
7
GALILEO GALILEI
23
BISHOP BOSSUET
39
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The late Dr. Oliver A. Johnson studied at Oxford University in England, and received his doctorate in philosophy from Yale University. He was one of the founding faculty members of University of California at Riverside, and was chairman of the philosophy department. He served as the Academic Senate Chairman and secretary-treasurer of the American Philosophical Association Pacific Division. He is known for his writings on ethics and the foundations of knowledge.

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