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Author Jaspers, Karl, 1883-1969.

Title The great philosophers / Karl Jaspers
Edition [First American edition]
Published New York : Harcourt, Brace & World, [1962-c1995]

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Description 4 volumes ; 24 cm
Series A Helen and Kurt Wolff book
Contents [V. 1.] The Foundations: The Paradigmatic Individuals: Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus. The Seminal Founders of Philosophical Thought: Plato, Augustine, Kant. -- [v. 2.] The Original Thinkers: Anaximander, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Plotinus, Anselm, Nicholas of Cusa, Spinoza, Lao-Tzu, Nagarjuna. -- [v. 3.] Xenophanes, Democritus, Empedocles, Bruno, Epicurus, Boehme, Schelling, Leibniz, Aristotle, Hegel. -- [v. 4.] The disturbers : Descartes, Pascal, Lessing, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche : Philosophers in other realms, Einstein, Weber, Marx
Summary Volume 2 presents the great metaphysicians of West and East, the substance and character of their ideas, and their historical position in philosophy, including Anaximander, Plotinus, Spinoza, Heraclitus, Anselm, Lao-Tzu, Parmenides, Nicholas of Cusa, and Nagarjuna
[1] The foundations: The paradigmatic individuals: Socrates, Buddha, Confucius, Jesus. The seminal founders of philosophical thought: Plato, Augustine, Kant -- [2] The original thinkers: Anaximander, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Plotinus, Anselm, Nicholas of Cusa, Spinoza, Lao-Tzu, Nagarjuna -- [3] Xenophanes, Democritus, Empedocles, Bruno, Epicurus, Boehme, Schelling, Leibniz, Aristotle, Hegel -- [4] The disturbers: Descartes, Pascal, Lessing, Kierkegaard, Nietzsche. Philosophers in other realms: Einstein, Weber, Marx
Notes "A Helen and Kurt Wolff book"--Vol. 3-4
V. 1 and 2 edited by Hannah Arendt ; translated by Ralph Manheim. V. 3 edited by Michael Ermarth and Leonard H. Ehrlich ; translated by Edith Ehrlich and Leonard H. Ehrlich ; forward by Michael Ermarth
Vol. 3-4 published by: Harcourt Brace & Co
Vol. 4 has ed. statement on t.p. verso: First U.S. edition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Subject Anaximander.
Anselm, Saint, Archbishop of Canterbury, 1033-1109.
Augustine, of Hippo, Saint, 354-430.
Heraclitus, of Ephesus.
Jesus Christ -- Biography.
Parmenides.
Plato.
Plotinus.
Socrates.
Kant, Immanuel, 1724-1804.
Philosophers.
Philosophy -- History.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Author Arendt, Hannah, 1906-1975.
Ehrlich, Edith.
Ehrlich, Leonard H.
Ermarth, Michael.
Manheim, Ralph, 1907-1992.
LC no. 62009436 93049786
ISBN 0151369429 (v. 3)
0151369437 (v. 4)
Other Titles Grossen Philosophen. English