History of Western Philosophy
First published in 1946, History of Western Philosophy went on to become the best-selling philosophy book of the twentieth century. A dazzlingly ambitious project, it remains unchallenged to this day as the ultimate introduction to Western philosophy. Providing a sophisticated overview of the ideas that have perplexed people from time immemorial, it is 'long on wit, intelligence and curmudgeonly scepticism', as the New York Times noted, and it is this, coupled with the sheer brilliance of its scholarship, that has made Russell's History of Western Philosophy one of the most important philosophical works of all time.
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Review: A History of Western Philosophy (تاريخ الفلسفة الغربية #2)User Review - Cassandra Kay Silva - Goodreads
I much preferred "The Dream of Reason" as a philosophical overview to this one. To be honest they are both subjective and fairly biased views of historical philosophy but I just prefer Gotliebs bias ... Read full review
Review: A History of Western PhilosophyUser Review - sologdin - Goodreads
of course any philosopher's summation of another's ideas will contain a kernel of summarizer's own perspective--and thus even the most tertiary of texts will amount to some kind of philosophical ... Read full review