A History of Irish Thought by Thomas Duddy

By Thomas Duddy

the 1st whole advent to the topic ever released, A heritage of Irish Thought offers an inclusive survey of Irish suggestion and the background of Irish principles opposed to the backdrop of present political and social switch in Ireland.
Clearly written and fascinating, the survey introduces an array of philosophers, polemicists, ideologists, satirists, scientists, poets and political and social reformers, from the nameless seventh-century monk, the Irish Augustine, and John Scottus Eriugena, to the 20 th century and W.B. Yeats and Iris Murdoch.
Thomas Duddy rediscovers the liveliest and so much contested matters within the Irish previous, and brings the background of Irish concept modern. This quantity can be of serious price to somebody drawn to Irish tradition and its highbrow history.

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