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A History of Philosophy in Epitome


A
 
 HISTORY OF
PHILOSOPHY
 
 IN EPITOME,
BYDR. ALBERT SCHWEGLER.
TRANSLATED FROM THE ORIGINAL GERMAN,
 
 BYJULIUS H.
SEELYE.
THIRD EDITION.
NEW YORK:D. APPLETON AND COMPANY,443 & 445
BROADWAY.LONDON: 16 LITTLE BRITAIN.1864.
Entered, according to act of Congress, in the year 1856,By Julius H. Seelye,In
the Clerk’s Office of the District Court of the United States for theNorthern
District of New York.
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INTRODUCTORY NOTE
 
 BY HENRY B.
SMITH, D. D.
The History of Philosophy, by Dr. Albert Schwegler, is considered
in Germany as the best concise manual upon the subject from the
school of Hegel. Its account of the Greek and of the German
systems, is of especial value and importance. It presents the whole
history of speculation in its consecutive order. Though following
the method of Hegel’s more extended lectures upon the progress of
philosophy, and though it makes the system of Hegel to be the
ripest product of philosophy, yet it also rests upon independent
investigations. It will well reward diligent study, and is one of the
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