Great Philosophers Volume One

The Road to Inner Freedom, The Art of Philosophizing, and Pilgrimage to Humanity
 
 
Philosophical Library/Open Road (Verlag)
  • erschienen am 17. Juli 2018
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  • 470 Seiten
 
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978-1-5040-5489-8 (ISBN)
 
Essential teachings, brilliant musings, and provocative theories from three of history's greatest thinkers. The Road to Inner Freedom: The seventeenth-century Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza views the ability to experience rational love of God as the key to mastering the contradictory and violent human emotions. The Art of Philosophizing: These groundbreaking essays by Bertrand Russell deal with "the art of reckoning" in the fields of mathematics, logic, and philosophy. With great clarity and simple exposition, Russell gets to the core of philosophical inquiry and analysis. Pilgrimage to Humanity: Albert Schweitzer discusses his philosophy of culture, the course of his life, his ministry to human needs in Africa, the idea of reverence for life, the ideal of world peace, the significance of liberal Christianity, and the lives, world-views, and contributions of Johann Goethe, Johann Sebastian Bach, and Jesus of Nazareth.
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, social reformer, and pacifist. Although he spent the majority of his life in England, he was born in Wales, where he also died. Russell led the British "revolt against Idealism" in the early twentieth century and is one of the founders of analytic philosophy along with his protégé Wittgenstein and his elder Frege. He co-authored, with A. N. Whitehead, Principia Mathematica, an attempt to ground mathematics on logic. His philosophical essay "On Denoting" has been considered a "paradigm of philosophy." Both works have had a considerable influence on logic, mathematics, set theory, linguistics and analytic philosophy. He was a prominent anti-war activist, championing free trade between nations and anti-imperialism. Russell was imprisoned for his pacifist activism during World War I, campaigned against Adolf Hitler, for nuclear disarmament. He criticized Soviet totalitarianism and the United States of America's involvement in the Vietnam War. In 1950, Russell was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature, "in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought."
  • Cover Page
  • Title Page
  • Contents
  • The Road to Inner Freedom
  • Title Page
  • A Word to the Reader
  • The Origin and Nature of Emotions
  • Mathematics and the Emotional Life
  • On the Mechanism of the Human Mind
  • Appetite and its Consciousness
  • Man's Loves and Hates
  • Byways of Emotions
  • Passivity of the Soul
  • On Human Bondage
  • Perfection, the Good, and the Bad
  • The Force of Passion
  • Piety and Selfishness
  • Man is to Man a God
  • Reason and Virtue
  • Avarice, Ambition, and Lust
  • The Little Pleasures and the Great Sin
  • Pride and Dejection
  • Reason and Desire
  • The Free Man
  • Evil and the Rational Life
  • On the Power of the Intellect
  • Passions and Intelligence
  • The Strength of the Mind
  • The Intellectual Love of God
  • The Blessedness of Inner Freedom
  • On God
  • The God That Is
  • The God of Man's Making
  • On the Nature and Origin of the Mind
  • Ideas, Things, and the Human Mind
  • The Three Ways of Knowing
  • Will and Virtue
  • Acknowledgment
  • The Art of Philosophizing
  • Title Page
  • Publisher's Preface
  • The Art of Rational Conjecture
  • The Art of Drawing Inferences
  • The Art of Reckoning
  • Pilgrimage to Humanity
  • Title Page
  • I. Europe and Human Culture
  • II. African Problems
  • III. The Story of My Life
  • a. Development
  • b. Lambaréné
  • c. In the Second World War
  • d. In the Unrest of the Time
  • IV. Goethe
  • V. Johann Sebastian Bach
  • VI. The Unknown One
  • VII. Reverence for Life
  • VIII. World Peace
  • Sources
  • Acknowledgments
  • About the Authors
  • Copyright

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