The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View. Richard Tarnas.

The Passion of the Western Mind: Understanding the Ideas That Have Shaped Our World View

New York: Harmony Books, 1991.

First Edition. Hardcover. First Edition with full number line indicating first printing. 9 1/4" X 6 1/4". xii, 543pp. Mild wear to unclipped dust jacket with light rubbing to covers and creasing to corners and edges. White paper over boards with spine backed in red and lettered in gilt. Head and tail of spine are gently bumped. Dust-spotting to top edge of text block. Underlining to pages 3, 4, and 6. Underlining does not obscure text. Binding is sound.

ABOUT THIS BOOK:
Here are the great minds of Western civilization and their pivotal ideas, from Plato to Hegel, from Augustine to Nietzsche, from Copernicus to Freud. Richard Tarnas performs the near-miracle of describing profound philosophical concepts simply but without simplifying them. Ten years in the making and already hailed as a classic, THE PASSION OF THE WESTERN MIND is truly a complete liberal education in a single volume.(Publisher). Good + / Good +. Item #8561
ISBN: 0517577909

Price: $75.00