THE STORY OF PHILOSOPHY by Will Durant
If interested in philosophy, this is an interesting book which gives some background information on those masters of philosophy. From Plato and Aristotle to James and Dewey; these are the men and masters throughout the history of the world that people have quoted and lived their words. People and cultures have based their ideals upon their words, as well as, the liberties and rights of their people were hinged on such words of wisdom. This book is a classic account of the lives and opinions of the great philosophers of the Western world.