This book outlines the historic tension between the ideas of Plato and Aristotle and how that tension manifests itself throughout Western history. While it is a very long book, the explanations are clear and comprehensible. I feel as if I understand much more about Western philosophy generally and much more about how the ideas of these two classical philosophers shape and influence the ideas that came after them.

I enjoyed reading this book, even though it took me quite a while. I had read...


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