The Philosopher: A History in Six Types

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What would the global history of philosophy look like if it were told not as a story of ideas but as a series of job descriptions--ones that might have been used to fill the position of philosopher at different times and places over the past 2,500 years? The Philosopher does just that, providing a new way of looking at the history of philosophy by bringing to life six kinds of figures who have occupied the role of philosopher in a wide range of societies around the world over the millennia--the Natural Philosopher, the ...

The Philosopher: A History in Six Types 2017, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691178462

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The Philosopher: A History in Six Types 2016, Princeton University Press

ISBN-13: 9780691163277

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