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Frederick Copleston

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Frederick Copleston (1907-1994) grew up in England. He was raised in an Anglican home but converted to Catholicism while a student at Marlborough College. He later became a Jesuit and then pursued a career in academia. He studied and lectured at Heythrop College and wrote an eleven-volume History of Philosophy, which is highly respected. He also spent time teaching at Gregorian University in Rome and, after he retired, lectured at Santa Clara University in California. He was appointed a member of the British Academy in 1970. He is famous for debating Bertrand Russell over the existence of God in a 1948...

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History of Philosophy, Volume 1

Written by Frederick Copleston


Format: Trade Paperback, 544 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: March 1, 1993
Price: $19.95

Conceived originally as a serious presentation of development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

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History of Philosophy, Volume 2

Written by Frederick Copleston


Format: Trade Paperback, 624 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: March 1, 1993
Price: $21.99

Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

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History of Philosophy, Volume 3

Written by Frederick Copleston


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: March 1, 1993
Price: $19.95

Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

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History of Philosophy, Volume 4

Written by Frederick Copleston


Format: Trade Paperback, 384 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: December 1, 1993
Price: $19.99

Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

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History of Philosophy, Volume 5

Written by Frederick Copleston


Format: Trade Paperback, 448 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: December 1, 1993
Price: $19.99

Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

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History of Philosophy, Volume 6

Written by Frederick Copleston


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: December 1, 1993
Price: $19.95

Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

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History of Philosophy, Volume 7

Written by Frederick Copleston


Format: Trade Paperback, 512 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: February 1, 1994
Price: $19.99

Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

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History of Philosophy, Volume 8

Written by Frederick Copleston


Format: Trade Paperback, 592 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: February 1, 1994
Price: $19.99

Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

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History of Philosophy, Volume 9

Written by Frederick Copleston


Format: Trade Paperback, 496 pages
Publisher: Image
On Sale: February 1, 1994
Price: $19.99

Conceived originally as a serious presentation of the development of philosophy for Catholic seminary students, Frederick Copleston's nine-volume A History Of Philosophy has journeyed far beyond the modest purpose of its author to universal acclaim as the best history of philosophy in English.

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