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Classic Surveys on the History of Philosophy (5 vols.)

by Ueberweg, Friedrich, Weber, Alfred, Lewes, George Henry

Charles Scribner’s Sons, Longmans, Green, and Co. 1871–1903

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Classic Surveys on the History of Philosophy provides an excellent foundation for any student of Western thought. Many of these volumes were used as the standard textbooks in their time. Written by some of the greatest nineteenth-century authorities on philosophy, these works give you a solid background in the discipline’s core concepts and history.

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Key Features

  • Provides comprehensive overview of the history of philosophy through the nineteenth century
  • Contains clear and concise narratives of the various eras of philosophy and the perspectives of influential philosophers
  • Especially well adapted for students

Individual Titles

The History of Philosophy, vol. 1: Ancient Philosophy

  • Author: George Henry Lewes
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1871
  • Pages: 410

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This volume covers some basics of philosophy and then moves through nine epochs. It begins with the epoch in which philosophy separates itself from theology and attempts a reasoned explanation of cosmical phenomena, and ends with the Alexandrian School.

George Henry Lewes (1817–1878) was an English Victorian philosopher and literary critic. He edited the Fortnightly Review and published several works, including The Problems of Life and Mind, The Biographical History of Philosophy, and Aristotle, A Chapter from the History of Science.

The History of Philosophy, vol. 2: Modern Philosophy

  • Author: George Henry Lewes
  • Publisher: Longmans, Green, and Co.
  • Publication Date: 1871
  • Pages: 773

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This volume begins with the transitional period during which philosophy struggles to emancipate itself from theology, succeeding at the close of the Middle Ages. George Henry Lewes covers scholasticism, Arabian philosophy, and the rise of positive science, and then covers 11 epochs from Descartes through Auguste Comte.

History of Philosophy: From Thales to the Present Time, vol. I: History of Ancient and Mediaeval Philosophy

  • Author: Friedrich Ueberweg
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1887
  • Pages: 487

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Friedrich Ueberweg’s History of Philosophy is well known for its accuracy, completeness, objectivity, and value as an educational text. Adapted specifically for students, this clear, concise work contains a carefully collected overview of authorities and citations, and contrasts the principles of various schools of thought and the views of individual philosophers.

This volume covers the pre-Christian era, Greek philosophy, and the Christian era through Scholasticism.

Friedrich Ueberweg (1826–1871) attended the Universities of Göttingen and Berlin. A noted scholar and historian of philosophy, Ueberweg served as professor of philosophy at the University of Königsberg until his sudden death at age 46. He is best known for his History of Philosophy.

History of Philosophy: From Thales to the Present Time, vol. II: History of Modern Philosophy

  • Author: Friedrich Ueberweg
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons.
  • Publication Date: 1887
  • Pages: 561

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This volume covers the three divisions of modern philosophy: the epoch of transition to independent investigation; the period of empiricism, dogmatism, and skepticism as rival systems; and criticism and speculation from the time of Kant.

History of Philosophy

  • Author: Alfred Weber
  • Publisher: Charles Scribner’s Sons
  • Publication Date: 1903
  • Pages: 630

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In this volume, Alfred Weber presents a text that covers the entire field of philosophy in a way that’s suited to the needs of a beginning philosophy student. It begins with a comprehensive history of philosophy, and then delves into the complex problems of modern thought.

Alfred Weber (1868–1958) was an influential figure in early twentieth-century Germany in the areas of economy, geography, sociology, culture, and theory. He was professor at the University of Strasburg and the University of Heidelberg, Germany, was dismissed during the Second World War, and acted as a leader in the intellectual resistance until being reinstated in 1945.

Product Details

  • Title: Classic Surveys on the History of Philosophy
  • Volumes: 5
  • Pages: 2,861