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Published: 10 May 2016

368 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780198767039

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Classical Philosophy

A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 1

Peter Adamson

A History of Philosophy

  • The most readable and entertaining history of philosophy
  • Traces the beginnings of Western philosophy, culminating in Plato and Aristotle
  • Short, lively conversational chapters with vivid and humorous examples
  • No gaps! Tells the whole story, not just the most famous bits
  • Assumes no prior knowledge--ideal for beginners and anyone who wants to read philosophy for pleasure