Books: That Dear Delight

A Noble Company Issues from Deserted Ratruns The Story* of Philosophy is ultimately a story of men—men mounding up like anthills or spinning out like spiderwebs systems of thought to make themselves more comfortable, in various places, at various times. Given descriptions of the principal men, and definitions of the parts common to most of their systems of thought, it is possible to discover, not any tangible result of all their efforts, no final residuum of Knowledge fostered by their common love for it, but a fairly consecutive account of how living...

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