Ventures in Philosophical History

Ventures in Philosophical History

Nicholas Rescher


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Philosophy began hundreds of years BCE, and by now has grown to a scope and scale beyond acceptability by any single mind. But a sampling of episodes and issues can convey some idea of the nature of the field.  It is the goal of the book to clarify a wide spectrum of key philosophical issues.


Nicholas Rescher:

Nicholas Rescher is an extensively published philosopher. He has been awarded the Aquinas Medal of the American Catholic Philosophical Association, the Helmholtz Medal of the Berlin/Brandenburg Academy of Sciences, and the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany. Honorary degrees have been awarded to him by eight universities in three continents.