"[40], As of September 1979, The Washington Post reported that: "[Image/Doubleday's] best-selling multi-volume work, Frederick Copleston's "[A] History of Philosophy" (nine parts, 17 volumes) has collectively sold 1.6 million copies. Contents: V. 1. "[35], Philosopher and theologian Benedict M. Ashley compared A History of Philosophy to some of the most famous histories of philosophy as follows: "Some histories of philosophy, like the admirable one of Frederick Copleston, only attempt to give an accurate account of various philosophies in their general historical setting. He was also interviewed by Bryan Magee on Schopenhauer for BBC Television in 1987.[27]. Whether you've loved the book or not, if you give your honest and detailed thoughts then people will find new books that are right for them. "[41], Volume 11: Logical Positivism and Existentialism, "Frederick Charles Copleston | British priest", "Copleston, Frederick Charles, 1907-1994", "Heythrop, Copleston, and the Jesuit Contribution to Philosophy", "Philosophy in Russia: From Herzen to Lenin and Berdyaev by Frederick C. Copleston SJ (Search/University of Notre Dame: $29.95; 445 pp. A History of Philosophy is a history of Western philosophy written by the English Jesuit priest Frederick Charles Copleston originally published in nine volumes between 1946 and 1975. [9][10] It covers Logical positivism and Existentialism. "[11], The Cambridge Encyclopedia of the Jesuits: "[A] monumental nine-volume [history][...] published between 1946 and 1974, for which [Copleston] would receive wide-spread acclaim. 1_ Greece and Rome From the Pre-Socratics to Plotinus. Originally published in 1950,[10] this volume, which has also borne the subtitle Medieval Philosophy,[17] covers: Copleston also produced a work on Medieval Philosophy (1952) which, revised and expanded, became A History of Medieval Philosophy (1972). 2-9 have imprint: Westminster, Md., Newman Press, There are no reviews yet. 1-Image (1993).pdf - Free ebook download as PDF File (.pdf), Text File (.txt) or … … 2.) "[1] Since 2003 it has been marketed as an eleven volume work with two previously published other works by Copleston being added to the series. )", "Istoria filosofiei Vol 2 Filosofia medievala - Frederick Copleston", "Frederick Copleston | Planeta de Libros", A History of Philosophy: Volume I, Greece & Rome Part I, A History of Philosophy: Volume I, Greece & Rome Part II, "Frederick C. Copleston, S.J. "[33][34], Reviewing 1986's Philosophy in Russia (sold, from 2003, as of the tenth volume of the Continuum edition) Geoffrey A. Hosking noted that the author was "as fair to the atheist and socialist thinkers as he is to the religious ones, with whom, as a member of the Society of Jesus, he is presumably more in sympathy." Others, like Bertrand Russell in his absurd History of Western Philosophy or Etienne Gilson in his brilliant The Unity of Philosophical Experience proffer an argument for a particular philosophical position. "[36], The Washington Post: "Copleston's account of western philosophy has long been a standard reference, most familiar to students as a series of slender rack-sized paperbacks. Uploaded by I have no inkling of what he believed about any Catholic doctrine. 1. Other readers will always be interested in your opinion of the books you've read. Included, from 2003, as Volume 11 in the Continuum edition, Logical Positivism and Existentialism is a collection of essays which (barring a first chapter rewritten for a 1972 republishing) had all been published in Copleston's Contemporary Philosophy (1956). "[39], Jon Cameron (University of Aberdeen): "To this day Copleston’s history remains a monumental achievement and stays true to the authors it discusses being very much a work in exposition. Greece & Rome -- VOLUME 2. [9][10], The series has been translated into Italian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Romanian, Polish and Persian.[11][12][13][14]. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. Reviewing the first volume in 1947, George Boas remarked that: "None of [Copleston's Thomistic] interpretations will do much harm to the reader of this very scholarly book. Albert the Great to Duns Scotus -- VOLUME 3. "[8], Writing in 2017, philosopher Christia Mercer credited the work as "a hugely ambitious and admirably clear study" but remarked that although the author includes "mystics like Master Eckhart (1260-1328) and prominent Jesuit scholastics like Francisco Suárez (1548–1617), he entirely ignores the richly philosophical spiritual writings of even the most prominent late medieval women, reducing the entirety of philosophy to a series of great men, each responding to the ones who went before. The Revival of … I. The file will be sent to your email address. A history of philosophy by Copleston, Frederick Charles. Philosophy, Ancient. Originally published in 1966,[10] this volume, which has also borne the subtitle Utilitarianism to Early Analytic Philosophy,[28] covers: Originally published in 1975,[10][29] this volume which has also borne the subtitle 19th and 20th Century French Philosophy[30] covers: Though (according to Gerard J. Hughes) a tenth volume of History on Russian philosophy had once been projected, Copleston's work in this area resulted in two books not part of that series: Philosophy in Russia (1986) and Russian Religious Philosophy (1988). 3. Philosophy, Medieval. As is noted by The Encyclopedia Britannica, the work became a "standard introductory philosophy text for thousands of university students, particularly in its U.S. paperback edition." (1907-1994). BeckyM [5][6] The tenth volume Russian Philosophy had previously appeared as Philosophy in Russia in 1986. Be the first one to, Advanced embedding details, examples, and help, University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries with support from LYRASIS and the Sloan Foundation, University of Florida, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries, Terms of Service (last updated 12/31/2014). They could be removed, and a history of ancient philosophy ad usum infidelium[32] would result which would be head and shoulders above the usual histories. The following is a summary of details (not a full table of contents) for the eleven volumes: Originally published in 1946,[10] this volume covers: As with others in the series, this volume would be made available by Image Books (Doubleday) in two parts, the first ending with Plato, the second beginning with Aristotle. A History of Philosophy is a history of Western philosophy written by the English Jesuit priest Frederick Charles Copleston originally published in nine volumes between 1946 and 1975. Frederick Copleston-A History of Philosophy, Vol. [2][3][4], A tenth and eleventh volume were added to the series in 2003 (after Copleston's death in 1994) by Continuum (which later became an imprint of Bloomsbury). Late Mediaeval and Renaissance Philosophy: PART l. Ockham to the Speculative Mystics / PART 2. [18][19] This work covered some of the same subjects as the second and third volumes of his History. [...] He obviously knows the ancient literature well and, if he had not felt himself obliged to be a modern Eusebius, he had the knowledge to write a genuine history. Title. Greece and Rome-v. 2. Originally published in 1958,[10] this volume, which has also borne the subtitle The Rationalists,[23] covers: Originally published in 1959,[10] this volume, which has also borne the subtitle British Philosophy,[24] covers: Originally published in 1960,[10] this volume, which has also borne the subtitle The Enlightenment,[25] covers: Originally published in 1963,[10] this volume, which has also borne the subtitle 18th and 19th Century German Philosophy,[26] covers: Copleston also wrote separate works on two of the philosophers treated in this volume: Friedrich Nietzsche: Philosopher of Culture (1942), a work expanded in 1975, and Arthur Schopenhauer: Philosopher of Pessimism (1946). Augustine to Scotus-v. 3. Originally conceived as a three volume work covering ancient, medieval and modern philosophy, and written to serve as a textbook for use in Catholic ecclesiastical seminaries, the work grew into nine volumes published between 1946 and 1975 and to become a standard work of reference for philosophers and philosophy students that was noted for its objectivity. In other words, Copleston's volumes are still the place to start for anyone interested in following man's speculations about himself and his world. Most of them are put in parentheses, as if they were inserted to warn the seminarists that they must not be taken in by the pagans. Mediaeval Philosophy: PART l. Augustine to Bonaventure / PART 2. The file will be sent to your Kindle account. Copleston writes with welcome clarity, but without the slight dumbing down of Will Durant's engaging Story of Philosophy or the biases of Bertrand Russell's provocative History of Western Philosophy. 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