Edited by Frank N. Magill.
New York: Salem Press, 1982. 5 volumes.
Summaries of major philosophical classics (e.g. Plato's Apology, Heidegger's Being and Time) arranged chronologically. For each summarized classic work, there are also summaries of at least two secondary studies commenting upon the classic work. Also includes an annotated bibliography for each work. Masterpieces of World Philosophy in Summary Form is a shorter version of this set containing only the summaries.