2 edition of Philosophy and the world found in the catalog.
Philosophy and the world
|Statement||Karl Jaspers ; translated by E.B. Ashton.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||vi, 314 p.|
|Number of Pages||314|
|LC Control Number||6314897|
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The same thing is true of philosophy in the Islamic world: this book I’ve been discussing is 62 chapters long, about pages, and as already mentioned arguably leaves quite a bit out. So when we choose what to teach, we should just give up on the idea of covering the “most important” topics and : Nathan Eckstrand. Aristotle ( B.C.E.— B.C.E.) Aristotle is a towering figure in ancient Greek philosophy, who made important contributions to logic, criticism, rhetoric, physics, biology, psychology, mathematics, metaphysics, ethics, and was a student of Plato for twenty years but is famous for rejecting Plato’s theory of forms. He was more empirically minded than Plato and Plato’s.
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