Short History of Philosophy. Second Edition.

By: ALEXANDER, B.D., Arch.

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ALEXANDER, B.D., Arch. A Short History of Philosophy. Glasgow: James Maclehose and Sons, 1908. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Pp. (4),[v]-xxvi,(2),[1]-601,(1). 8vo, maroon cloth with gilt lettering to spine. Contents: Part I: Greek Philosophy: 1. Physical Period: a. Early Monistic Theories, b. Pluralistic Theories of Multiplicity and Change; 2. Moral Period: a. The Sophists, b. Socrates; 3. Systematic Period: a. Plato, b. Aristotle. Part II: Philosophy in the Greco-Roman World: 1. Ethical Theories; 2. Religious Tendencies. Part III: Philosophy in the Middle Ages: 1. The Patristic Period--Augustine and Church Fathers; 2. Scholastic Period--Nominalism and Realism; 3. Platonic Influence; 4. Aristotelian Influence. Part IV: Revival of Philosophy: 1. Transition Period; 2. Scientific Inquiry--Realism; 3. Idealistic Tendency--Descartes; 4. Pantheism. Part V: Philosophy of the Enlightenment: 1. Enlightenment in Britain: a. Empiricism--Locke, b. Development of Empiricism--Berkeley, c. Sceptical Conclusion--Hume, d. Practical Questions; 2. Enlightenment in France: a. Earlier Rationalism, b. Materialistic Tendences; 3. Enlightenment in Germany: a. Individual Idealism--Leibnitz, b. Followers of Leibnitz, c. Popular Philosophy. Part VI: German Idealism: 1. Critical Philosophy--Kant: a. Kant's Theoretic Philosophy, b. Kant's Practical Philosophy, c. Critique of Judgment; 2. Development of Idealism: a. Philosophy of Feeling, b. Subjective Idealism--Fichte, c. Objective Idealism--Schelling, d. Romantic School; 3. Philosophy of the Absolute--Hegel: a. Conception and Method, b. Stages of Development, c. Reaction Against Hegelianism. Part VII: Philosophy of Nineteenth Century: 1. Recent German Thought; 2. Recent French Thought; 3. Recent British Thought. Some nicking to spine ends,some foxing to initial and final leaves, else very good. 40.00

Title: Short History of Philosophy. Second Edition.

Author Name: ALEXANDER, B.D., Arch.

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Publisher: James Maclehose and Sons, Glasgow, 1908,:

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