On the History of Philosophy by Frederick Charles Copleston

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Feb 17,  · With the declining influence of the speculative philosophy and the growing demand for a scientific world theory following it again making itself felt, partly in positivism, partly in materialism, partly in the new idealism, it was but natural that the problem of knowledge—as was the case in the period of Hume and Kant—should again assume a position of prominence.

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The phrase philosophy of history relates to the theoretical aspects of history rather than the practical study of history. There are two branches of philosophy in history: the critical or analytic philosophy of history and the speculative philosophy of history.

In the critical philosophy of history, the main questions deal with the nature of. Routledge History of Philosophy Volume 1, 1st Edition. Edited by C.C.W. Taylor. This first volume in the series traces the development of philosophy over two-and-a-half centuries, from Thales at the beginning of the sixth century BC to the death of Plato in BC.

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