Passion for Wisdom by Professor Robert C. Solomon
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Passion for Wisdom
By Professor Robert C. Solomon

A Passion for Wisdom

A Very Brief History of Philosophy

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Passion for Wisdom by Professor Robert C. Solomon

Book Description

This is a greatly abridged adaptation of Solomon and Higgins' 1995 OUP publication, A Short History of Philosophy. As in the longer book, the authors offer a guided tour of the full panorama of philosophy. Here, however, they concentrate on a few highlights of world philosophical history, offering the general reader a quick and painless introduction to the world's great philosophers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780195112092
ISBN-10: 0195112091
Format: Paperback
(203mm x 135mm x 8mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 1-Apr-1999
Country of Publication: United States

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True to Our Feelings by Professor Robert C. Solomon True to Our Feelings, Paperback (April 2008)

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Little Philosophy Book by Professor Robert C. Solomon Little Philosophy Book, Paperback (August 2007)

In this short exploration of major philosophical questions Solomon engages students in an exploration of the self, the universe, and the nature of truth and morality. He addresses perennial questions in an accessible style with attention to history and other cultures. The ideal introduction to a philosophy course.

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Author Biography - Professor Robert C. Solomon

Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins are both Professors of Philosophy at the University of Texas.

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