12/22 2019

The Story of Philosophy Will Durant

The Lives and Opinions of the World's Greatest Philosophers

I thought this was an extensive, well-written exploration of the prominent philosopher's through history. Of course not everyone can be included, but those that are included are covered with an evident passion and due diligence. There are lots of quotes and excerpts from the specific philosophers, which I enjoyed, along with Will's commentary. I'm interested to see how it compares with Russel's History of Western Philosophy, which I have read chapters of but not in entirety. Ultimately I'm very glad to have come across this tomb of history and thought.

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