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Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Jonathan Biddle - Goodreads

Gottlieb gives a pretty good overview of Western philosophy beginning with the Greeks. He's a very clear writer and effectively summarizes the main ideas of the primary philosophers. The strength of ... Read full review

Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Michael Johnston - Goodreads

It's hard to cover thousands of years of early philosophy in a light hearted way. Nonetheless, this author has a sense of humor and a light touch and generally covers a dense and complex series of ... Read full review

Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Lage von Dissen - Goodreads

Gottlieb does a great job examining who many believe to be the most influential philosophers that have contributed to Western thought. From Thales of Miletus to Erasumus of Rotterdam, Gottlieb ... Read full review

Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Marjorie Turner - Goodreads

Good commentary on the early philosophers and their influence on those who followed. Read full review

Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Tim - Goodreads

Now I have to say out of the gate, that I have read several histories of philosophy. I wanted to read one recently published as a kind of refresher. So in Gottlieb's defense, my rating of his book of ... Read full review

Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Jacqueline - Goodreads

Very difficult to follow....glad I made it through it all! Read full review

Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Ross - Goodreads

The largest part of the book deals with the Greek philosophers in the 3rd and 4th century bce. This was very interesting for me because I was trained in science and was never exposed to their teaching ... Read full review

Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Scott Sheaffer - Goodreads

I found this history of western thought and reason a relatively easy read. Read full review

Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Goodreads

I like philosophy, which I discovered in first year university, which I followed up with many more classes... So this book was in my field of interest. Read full review

Review: The Dream of Reason: A History of Philosophy from the Greeks to the Renaissance

User Review  - Tiffany - Goodreads

I like philosophy, which I discovered in first year university, which I followed up with many more classes... So this book was in my field of interest. Read full review


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