A Passion for Wisdom: Readings in Western Philosophy on Love and Desire

by Feder, Ellen K.
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ISBN: 9780130494559

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A collection of short and excerpted works by the great thinkers of their day, this book focuses on the philosophy of love and desire. Excellent introductions offer readers brief biographies of the thinkers presented and provide historical context, enabling them to see connections and to appreciate the continuity across and the historical breaks among these works. This collection of readings cross a range of time periods (from pre-Socrates to living thinkers), present a selection of philosophical genres and styles, and address issues fundamental to philosophy. An excellent selection of popular readings on love and desire, this book is lively and engaging, making it an excellent choice for those readers with an interest in Western Philosophy.

  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Author: Feder, Ellen K.
  • ISBN: 9780130494559
  • Condition: Used
  • Dimensions: 9.20 x 1.60
  • Number Of Pages: 792
  • Publication Year: 2004

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