By Will Durant
A sensible and witty compendium of the best strategies, maximum minds, and maximum books of all time -- indexed in obtainable and succinct shape -- via one of many world's maximum students.
From the "Hundred top Books" to the "Ten maximum Thinkers" to the "Ten maximum Poets," here's a concise selection of the world's most important wisdom. For the higher a part of a century, Will Durant dwelled upon -- and wrote approximately -- the main major eras, members, and achievements of human historical past. His decisions have eventually been introduced jointly in one, compact quantity. Durant eloquently defends his offerings of the best minds and concepts, yet he additionally stimulates readers into forming their very own evaluations, encouraging them to shed their atmosphere and biases and input "The kingdom of the Mind," a undying realm the place the heroes of our species stay.
From a philosopher who consistently selected to exalt the confident within the human species, The maximum Minds and concepts of All Time remains actual to Durant's optimism. this can be a publication containing the very best of our historical past, handed on for the good thing about destiny generations. packed with Durant's popular wit, wisdom, and specific skill to provide an explanation for occasions and concepts in uncomplicated and interesting phrases, it is a pocket-size liberal arts and humanist curriculum in a single quantity.