Once one has made metaphysics a conclusion it ceases to be Metaphysics.
That being said, I highly recommend this book to anyone interested in the history of philosophy, philosophy of science, or metaphysics.
What Gilson has to say here is simple, sane, important and exciting and just really fun to read.
Delightful reading. Like a thriller, you just cannot drop it till the end page. Please bring it to Kindle format and I'll buy it AGAIN.Published 15 months ago by Anthony Bates
When Etienne Gilson looked at the history of philosophy he saw a cycle repeated numerous times. To put it entirely too briefly, a new philosophical movement arises out of... Read morePublished on September 4, 2011 by Jordan M. Poss
"The Unity of Philosophical Experience" is an incredibly boring book by leading "Neo"-Thomist expositor Etienne Gilson. But then, have you ever read a *fun* book by a Thomist? Read morePublished on May 10, 2011 by Ashtar Command
This book is a deceptively light read. Gilson's writing is so clear that it's easy to miss the profundity of it. Read morePublished on May 6, 2011 by all4dopamine
This is a good book. However, it's not the best book ever written on the history of philosophy. For one thing, the focus is mostly on metaphysics, which is only one branch of... Read morePublished on February 9, 2011 by JJ Sylvia IV
This is one of my favorite books. I regularly recommend it as the best single book in the history of philosophy. Read morePublished on July 9, 2007 by Michael Pakaluk
I found this little book a quarter of a century ago. I have never seen it since, but I've never forgotten it. Read morePublished on August 13, 2000 by P. Hines