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The history and philosophy of evil

with suggestions for more ennobling institutions, and philosophical systems of education

by Andrew Jackson Davis

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Published by B. Marsh in Boston .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Good and evil.,
  • Spiritualism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Andrew Jackson Davis
    The Physical Object
    Pagination118 p. ;
    Number of Pages118
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24182317M
    OCLC/WorldCa39728519

    In medieval philosophy in the Latin-speaking West, philosophical discussion of evil is informed by Augustine’s thought. But even those medieval philosophers not in the Latin-speaking world and not schooled in the thought of Augustine in effect share many of his views. Philosophy of history is the philosophical study of history and its term was coined by French philosopher Voltaire.. In contemporary philosophy a distinction has developed between speculative philosophy of history and critical philosophy of history, now referred to as former questions the meaning and purpose of the historical process whereas the latter studies the.

    Good. Evil in Modern Thought: An Alternative History of Philosophy by Neiman, Susan. Binding: Hardcover. Weight: Lbs. Product Group: Book. Istextbook: No. A copy that has been read, but remains in clean condition. All pages are intact, and the cover is /5().   The complete lectures from Dr. Arthur Holmes' influential course, "A History of Philosophy.".

    The subtitle of Neiman’s book is An Alternative History of Philosophy. The book is an education in modern philosophical thought, attractive to the nonspecialist, because the challenge to understand evil is an issue that faces any thinking person.   In the book “Evil in Modern Thought,” from , Susan Neiman traces philosophy’s struggles with evil over several hundred years. The book is structured around two events that Neiman Author: Rollo Romig.


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