Philosophical essays, ancient, mediaeval & modern. by Isaac Husik

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StatementEdited by Milton C. Nahm and Leo Straus.
LC ClassificationsB945.H773 P5
The Physical Object
Paginationxlii, 358 p.
Number of Pages358
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Open LibraryOL205258M
LC Control Numbera 53007735

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By Isaac Husik. Edited by Milton C. Nahm and Leo Strauss. (Oxford: Basil Blackwell. Essays in Ancient and Medieval Philosophy ancient to Joseph Owens on the occasion of his seventy-fifth Birthday, coll. «Papers in Mediaeval Studies».

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Stanley Rosen, Prof. Emer. in Philosophy from Boston University, is a heralded author of numerous works in ancient and medieval philosophy. Other works of Stanley Rosen published by St. Augustine’s Press: Plato’s Symposium, Plato’s Sophist, Plato’s Statesman, The Ancients and the Moderns, Nihilism, G.W.F.

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Discourse on Metaphysics and Other Essays contains complete translations of the two essays that constitute the best introductions to Leibniz’s complex thought: “Discourse on Metaphysics” of and “Monadology” of These are supplemented with two essays of special interest to the student of modern philosophy, “On the Ultimate Origination of Things” of and the Preface.

Throughout the history of philosophy, philosophers from all eras have tirelessly tried to explain the consciousness and being of man.

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