A passion for wisdom : a very brief history of philosophy @inproceedings{Solomon1997APF, title={A passion for wisdom : a very brief history of philosophy}, author={R. Solomon and K. Higgins}, year={1997} } Major philosophers and movements are discussed along with less well-known but interesting figures. If the flourishing of philosophy … Major philosophers and movements are discussed along with less well-known but interesting figures. In this accessible and comprehensive work, Robert Solomon and Kathleen Higgins cover the entire history of philosophy--ancient, medieval, and modern, from cultures both East and West--in its broader historical and cultural contexts. into their own lives. In this accessible and comprehensive work, Robert Solomon and Kathleen Higgins cover the entire history of philosophy--ancient, medieval, and modern, from cultures both East and West--in its broader historical and cultural contexts. Clearly articulated fresh perspectives on important issues abound. At no time in history have there been as many bright people doing philosophy as there are today. But at the same time, philosophy’s “market share” in the university curriculum has fallen to historic lows. file download hyne.pdf 137 pages; Robert C. Solomon, Kathleen Marie Higgins; Philosophy; A Very Brief History of Philosophy; A multicultural examination of the three historical movements in philosophical thought and development over a 4000 year period; ISBN:0195112091; Jan 28, 1999; A Passion for Wisdom In this accessible and comprehensive work, Robert Solomon and Kathleen Higgins cover the entire history of philosophy--ancient, medieval, and modern, from cultures both East and West--in its broader historical and cultural contexts. In this accessible and comprehensive work, Robert Solomon and Kathleen Higgins cover the entire history of philosophy--ancient, medieval, and modern, from cultures both East and West--in its broader historical and cultural contexts. Major philosophers and movements are discussed along with less well-known but interesting figures.