History & Surveys of Philosophy

2019 Best History & Surveys of Philosophy

#1 in 2019.
A History of Philosophy, Vol. 1: Greece and Rome From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus
62 Reviews
A History of Philosophy, Vol. 1: Greece and Rome From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus
  • Frederick Copleston
  • Publisher: Image
  • Edition no. 0 (03/01/1993)
  • Paperback: 544 pages
#2 in 2019.
Philosophy: History and Readings: Philosophy: A Historical Survey with Essential Readings
12 Reviews
Philosophy: History and Readings: Philosophy: A Historical Survey with Essential Readings
  • Samuel Enoch Stumpf
  • McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Kindle Edition
  • Edition no. 9 (02/21/2014)
  • English
Sale#3 in 2019.
History of Philosophy (Historia de la Filosofia)
20 Reviews
History of Philosophy (Historia de la Filosofia)
  • Julian Marias
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Edition no. 22 (06/01/1967)
  • Paperback: 544 pages
#5 in 2019.
A Little History of Philosophy (Little Histories)
85 Reviews
A Little History of Philosophy (Little Histories)
  • Nigel Warburton
  • Yale University Press
  • Kindle Edition
  • English
#6 in 2019.
Philosophy: The Quest For Truth
30 Reviews
Philosophy: The Quest For Truth
  • Philosophy: The Quest for Truth is one of the best-selling textbooks for the introduction to philosophy course
  • This acclaimed text provides an excellent selection of eighty-nine classical and contemporary readings on nineteen key problems in philosophy
  • Co-editors Louis P. Pojman and Lewis Vaughn have carefully organized the essays so that they present pro/con dialogues that allow students to compare and contrast the philosophers' positions
  • Topics covered include the nature of philosophy, logic, the existence of God, immortality, knowledge, the mind-body question, personal identity, free will and determinism, ethics, political philosophy, the meaning of life, abortion, capital punishment, global ethics, and animal rights
  • Eleven new selections from Plato, David Hume, Wesley C. Salmon, Ned Block, Buddhist scripture, Peter van Inwagen, Louis P. Pojman, Virginia Held, Julian Baggini, Peter Singer, and Garrett Hardin
  • Louis P. Pojman, Lewis Vaughn
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Edition no. 8 (01/01/1970)
  • Paperback: 748 pages
Sale#9 in 2019.
Myths to Live By
143 Reviews
Myths to Live By
  • Joseph Campbell
  • Publisher: Penguin Books
  • Paperback: 288 pages
#10 in 2019.
Classical Philosophy: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 1
13 Reviews
Classical Philosophy: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 1
  • Peter Adamson
  • OUP Oxford
  • Kindle Edition
  • Edition no. 1 (06/26/2014)
  • English
#11 in 2019.
Classical Philosophy: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 1
13 Reviews
Classical Philosophy: A history of philosophy without any gaps, Volume 1
  • Peter Adamson
  • OUP Oxford
  • Kindle Edition
  • Edition no. 1 (06/26/2014)
  • English
#12 in 2019.
The Trial & Death of Socrates: Apology and Phaedo
2 Reviews
The Trial & Death of Socrates: Apology and Phaedo
  • Shrink-wrapped
  • Plato
  • Publisher: Naxos Audio Books
  • Edition no. 0 (12/01/2001)