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Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - David - Goodreads

If you are interested in learning a bit of philosophy, but not in wading through myriads of pages of practically incomprehensible ideas, this book may help. Durant's book is an enjoyable and ... Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - TJ - Goodreads

Enlightening and thorough. Interesting selection of philosophers and interesting to see who was left out Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Shad - Goodreads

I liked the book. It was very helpful as an introduction to a fair number of philosophers and their writings/thought. It was a bit dense, but that is to be expected when someone is trying to sum up the whole of philosophical thought in less than 400 pages. Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Harish - Goodreads

A wonderful digest of greatest philosophical thinkers and their thoughts. Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Shekib82 - Goodreads

An interesting book presenting the lives and philosophies of some of the world's major western philosophers of all time. The author acknowledges that the book is by no way comprehensive and has some ... Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Andrew - Goodreads

I read the chapter on Schopenhauer as a companion to his essays. It provides a fairly decent biography and overview of Schopenhauer's proto-Freudian philosophy, with lots of quotes and excerpts ... Read full review

Review: The Story of Philosophy

User Review  - Ann - Goodreads

Wow, it only took me four months to read this book! In my defense it is 690 very small print pages packed with, um, philosophy. It's a great survey from Plato to John Dewey that places each ... Read full review


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