- All Products
- Accompaniment Tracks
- Bible Accessories
- Bible Covers
- Bible Studies & Curriculum
- Buy in Bulk
- Christian Living
- Church & Pastoral
- Church Supplies
- Clothing & Accessories
- Crafts & Recreation
- Cyber Week
- eBooks On Sale
- Gift & Home
- Last Chance Bargains
- MP3 Music Downloads
- New Release
- Slightly Imperfect
- Sunday School
Coplsteon's work sought provides a detailed, and by consensus fair, treatment of the major philosophers and their ideas from the Pre-Socratics all the way up to Levi-Strauss. He skillfully avoids simplistic caricatures and his narrative sparkles with incident and intellectual excitement giving each philosopher a full hearing with erudition, attention to style, while illuminating each figure has to those who came before and to those who came after.
Nevertheless Copleston, who is well known for his public debates and resounding defenses for the existence of God, never hides his own perspectives--but he also does not use it to truncate or distort others' views. Thus, Copleston's work is remarkably well-rounded, complete, and scholarly. Though originally intended for students, Copleston's work is a staple work for any library; especially those who wish to learn about and engage philosophical questions in an informed manner.
Volumes are not identical in color.
This Product Contains The Following Items
Vendor: Paulist Press
|Availability: In Stock|
Series: Copleston's History of Philosophy
Other Customers Also Purchased
A History of Philosophy, Volume I: Greece and Rome-From the Pre-Socratics to PlotinusFrederick CoplestonPaulist Press / 1946 / Hardcover$27.99 Retail:
$42.00Save 33% ($14.01)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW00657
A History of Philosophy, Volume II: Medieval Philosophy-From Augustine to Duns ScotusFrederick CoplestonPaulist Press / 1965 / Hardcover$25.99 Retail:
$39.00Save 33% ($13.01)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW00665
A History of Philosophy, Volume III: Late Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy-Ockham, Francis Bacon, and the Begining of the Modern WorldFrederick CoplestonPaulist Press / 1965 / Hardcover$27.99 Retail:
$42.00Save 33% ($14.01)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW00673
A History of Philosophy, Volume IV: Modern Philosophy-From Descartes to LeibnizFrederick CoplestonPaulist Press / 1965 / Hardcover$31.49 Retail:
$42.00Save 25% ($10.51)Availability: In StockCBD Stock No: WW681
Q: I am interested in the set History of Philosophy by Copleston. The order no. is AF00656. My question is this: Are the bindings of the individual volumes Smyth-Sewn? Thanks, Dan.
No, the binding on these books are not specifically Smyth-Sewn. The binding appears to be a lesser quality sewn/ glued combination, which enables the books to lay flat to a certain degree and is better than a typical hardcover binding.