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Thales To Dewey (The Works of Gordon Haddon Clark, #3) By Gordon H. Clark,

  • Title: Thales To Dewey (The Works of Gordon Haddon Clark, #3)
  • Author: Gordon H. Clark
  • ISBN: 9780940931268
  • Page: 254
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Greek philosophy began on May 28, 585 B.C at 6 13 in the evening With this arresting statement, Dr Clark begins his masterful and unparalleled account of the history of Western Philosophy Thales to Dewey does not attempt to be an encyclopedia of philosophy, but focuses primarily on the theories of knowledge advanced by the major philosophers By focusing his book in Greek philosophy began on May 28, 585 B.C at 6 13 in the evening With this arresting statement, Dr Clark begins his masterful and unparalleled account of the history of Western Philosophy Thales to Dewey does not attempt to be an encyclopedia of philosophy, but focuses primarily on the theories of knowledge advanced by the major philosophers By focusing his book in this fashion, Dr Clark is able to present the most important ideas of the philosophers clearly and adequately, rather than confusing the reader with cursory accounts of too many ideas This is the best one volume history of philosophy in print No Christian should be without it.
    Thales To Dewey The Works of Gordon Haddon Clark Greek philosophy began on May B C at in the evening With this arresting statement Dr Clark begins his masterful and unparalleled account of the history of Western Philosophy Thales to De

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    1. This is an excellent work of the history of philosophy with a focus on the major philosophers down through time For a survey work like this, it is a bit dry and once I moved beyond the early Greeks the reading did seem to slow down quite a bit Clark brings his Evangelical perspective to his work and while I think often his critiques would be unconvincing to a non Christian, it is still good to see how a Christian would view and understand various philosophies and he does not cross the line into [...]

    2. If you don t follow Clark s philosophy, most of his critiques against competing systems of thought falter pretty quickly While he does make some valid criticisms, if you think one can gain knowledge through inductive means, sense perception, or common sense, then you re likely to dismiss much of his criticisms of non Christian thought as unhelpful You re also likely to dismiss may of his criticisms of Natural Theology in the same way If you are a Clarkian, then you re probably sure to love this [...]

    3. At the moment, I m actually just skimming through certain early philosophers The Greeks fascinate me in a way that most later philosophers simply don t Not sure why.This book was my father s college Intro to Philosophy course book When I was 17 and interested in attending St John s College which teaches via its Great Books program , he gave me this to read to see if I was ready for something like that I never finished the book because I would get sidetracked into reading some of the original sou [...]

    4. This book is cited in a lot of shorter history of philosophy books, and I ve found it to be helpful to have a history of philosophy written by a Christian philosopher But so far, the reading has been a little tedious yes, even for a history of philosophy Clark is a great teacher, and I appreciate what he has to say In this book though he seems to take a long time to say one thing to the point that I get lost in the argument Of course, that very well could be my own deficiency as a reader and pro [...]

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