Start your review of Die philosophische Hintertreppe Write a review Shelves: philosophy-thought-language-logic , might-tell-you-the-truth , media-ebooks I have a whole lot of original works by great philosophers sitting on my hard drive the books, not the philosophers! But Im kind of anxious to dive into them just like that and I figured I need some introductory text first; something to give me a handle I could cling to or even provide a lifebuoy in case I threaten to sink. Of course I know some of the big names and the titles of their respective works; and I heard sentences like I think therefore I am, God is dead, or Whereof one cannot I have a whole lot of original works by great philosophers sitting on my hard drive the books, not the philosophers! Conveniently a member of my family, one of my cousins to be precise, has actually studied philosophy and when I asked her about a book she would recommend she came up with the Philosophical Backstairs almost immediately. But that is not because the text is particularly complicated. On the contrary.
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This book is one of the best I have Ever read. Philosophers are self-contradictory — perhaps because the world is unphilosophical. Books by Wilhelm Weischedel. Die philosophische Hintertreppe 2. Interessante solo per qualche aneddoto. Schoki rated it liked it Apr 01, After a brief introduction 34 great philosophers are presented in 32 chapters. Jonas Skali Lami rated it really liked it Apr 10, As for me, the book has fully met my expectations, if not exceeded.
Due to the compactness of the book, the reader also gains a fascinating glimpse of the historical development of ideas and trends in philosophy. Want to Read saving….
Many quotations from biographers, friends, and foes in the first part, and of the philosophers themselves in the second part provide variety. Realini rated it really liked it Feb 04, I have a whole lot of original works by great philosophers sitting on my hard drive the books, not the philosophers! Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account.
The entire history of philosophy over a period of 2, years is covered — from BC until the mids when the book was first published. To ask other readers questions about Die philosophische Hintertreppeplease sign up. I would even go so far as to say that there is hardly any easier text which satisfies the requirements of a serious introduction to philosophy.
Christian rated it liked it Dec 24, But that is not because the text is particularly complicated. Jan 04, Maxim rated it really liked it. ToPi rated it really liked it Aug 31, You almost never know from philosophizche or from what source a particular quote is. There are a few things, however, that I missed: The selection of the philosophers [see below] is of course subjective, but I think the most important representatives are there.
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