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The Grundriss der Geschichte der Philosophie (GGPh, Compendium of the History of Philosophy) is the most comprehensive history of philosophy ever published in any language. Since the publication the initial volume in 1863 it has been the aim of this vast scholarly undertaking to elucidate philosophical systems and schools of thought as completely and objectively as possible. Thanks to these merits the GGPh has become the standard work of reference on the history of philosophy for entire generations of scholars, teachers and students of all academic domains.

While the first editions had only three volumes, the completely revised new edition published by Schwabe Verlag in Basel, Switzerland, since 1988 is going to comprise of more than 30 volumes. Applying highest scholarly standards, the editors aim at balanced, well-informed presentations of of highest objectivity of individual philosophers, traditions of thought and of philosophical debates.

760 pages | 7 x 10

German-language edition; please allow six weeks for delivery.

Philosophy: History and Classic Works

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