Durant Will - The Story of Philosophy


Author : Durant Will
Title : The Story of Philosophy The Lives and Opinions of the Greater Philosophers
Year : 1926

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When Will Durant's The Story of Philosophy was published in the late spring of 1926, it was greeted with expressions of great good will for its author and with praise for its lucid style, but not, on the whole, in any fashion that betokened enormous popularity for it. The Atlantic Monthly spoke of it as an interesting and enlivening introduction to the study of philosophy, and the Bookman reported that Dr. Durant's account of the lives of the world's great thinkers contained "a host of good tales and merry quips." But the prevailing note was on the worthy nature of the effort: people ought to benefit from the study of philosophy, Dr. Durant had made the works of philosophers intelligible to the general reader and, as the Outlook noted, the world was particularly in need of philosophy that year. ...

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