A History of Philosophy

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S. Sonnenschein & Company; New York, Macmillan & Company, 1892 - Philosophy
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Page iii - THE HISTORY OF THE PHILOSOPHICAL TENDENCIES OF THE NINETEENTH CENTURY. By JOSIAH ROYCE, Professor of Philosophy, Harvard University. THIRD SERIES. FIRST PRINCIPLES OF PHILOSOPHY. By JOHN STUART MACKENZIE, MA, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, Assistant Lecturer on Philosophy, Owen's College, Manchester.
Page ii - Ferrier and others, and more recently through translations from Zeller; partly because the Library does not profess to give a complete history of thought. By the co-operation of different writers in carrying out this plan, it is hoped that a completeness and thoroughness of treatment otherwise unattainable will be secured. It is believed, also, that from writers mainly English and American fuller consideration of English Philosophy than it has hitherto received from the great German Histories of...
Page 518 - De modis uniendi et reformandi ecclesiam, is said, by the best authorities upon the subject, not to be from his hand. In any case, he was less influenced by consideration for the papacy than d'Ailly was. This deprived him of favour and protection at the papal court, and the utterances which he gave voice to both in Paris and later in Kostnitz, against the murder of tyrants (ie against the murder of the Duke of Orleans by the Duke of Burgundy), made a prominent position in France impossible for him....
Page iv - It has been long known, highly esteemed, and in its successive editions has sought to make itself more worthy of the success it has justly achieved. Erdmann's work is excellent. His history of mediaeval philosophy especially deserves attention and praise for its comparative fulness and its admirable scholarship. . . . It must prove a valuable and much-needed addition to our philosophical works.
Page iv - To the student who wishes, not simply a general idea of the course of philosophy, nor a summary of what this and that man has said, but a somewhat detailed knowledge of the evolution of thought, and of what this and the other writer have contributed to it, Erdmann is indispensable ; there is no substitute." — Professor JOHN DEWEY, in The Andover Re-view. " It is a work that is at once compact enough for the ordinary student, and full enough for the reader of literature. ... At once systematic and...
Page iii - LIST OF WORKS IN PREPARATION. FIRST SERIES. EARLY IDEALISM : Descartes to Leibnitz. By WL COURTNEY, MA, LL.D. (St. Andrews), Fellow of New College, Oxford. GERMAN IDEALISTS: Kant to Hegel. By WM. WALLACE, MA, Whyte Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Oxford. MODERN REALISTS : Leibnitz, Herbart, Lotze. By ANDREW SETH, MA, Professor of Logic and English Literature, University of Edinburgh. SENSATIONALISTS: Locke to Mill. By WS HOUGH, M.Ph., Professor of Mental and Moral Philosophy, University...
Page 217 - Breslau, 1876. 2 vols. [J. Drummond : Philo Judaus ; or, The Jewish Alexandrian Philosophy in its Development and Completion. London, 1888. — ED.] 1. The Jew PHILO is not only the main authority for our knowledge of this tendency, but probably was also its most important representative, a position for which he was adapted by the fact that his mind was of a collecting and compiling bent, rather than inventive. He was born at Alexandria a few years BC Although many of his writings have been lost,...
Page iii - THE UTILITARIANS: Hume to Contemporary Writers. By WR SORLEY, MA, Fellow of Trinity College, Cambridge, and Professor of Philosophy in University College, Cardiff. PRINCIPLE OF EVOLUTION IN ITS SCIENTIFIC AND PHILOSOPHICAL ASPECTS. By JOHN WATSON, LL.D., Professor of Moral Philosophy, University of Queen's College, Kingston, Canada.
Page iv - It is a work that is at once compact enough for the ordinary student, and full enough for the reader of literature. ... At once systematic and interesting."— Journal of Education. " The translation into English of Erdmann's History of Philosophy is an important event in itself, and in the fact that it is the first instalment of an undertaking of great significance for the study of philosophy in this country. Apart, however, from its relation to the Library to which it is to serve as an introduction,...
Page iii - ... Assistant Lecturer on Philosophy, Owen's College, Manchester. THE THEORY OF ETHICS. By EDWARD CAIRO, LL.D., Professor of Moral Philosophy in the University of Glasgow. ;EPISTEMOLOGY ; OR, THE THEORY OF KNOWLEDGE. By JAMES WARD, D.Sc., LL.D., Fellow and Lecturer of Trinity College, Cambridge. PRINCIPLES OF PSYCHOLOGY. By GF STOUT, MA, Fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge. {Shortly. PRINCIPLES OF INSTRUMENTAL LOGIC. By JOHN DEWEY, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy in the University of Michigan.

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