A New History of Philosophy, Volume I: From Thales to Ockham / Edition 2

A New History of Philosophy, Volume I: From Thales to Ockham / Edition 2

by Wallace I. Matson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0155078488

ISBN-13: 9780155078482

Pub. Date: 08/09/1999

Publisher: Cengage Learning


This two volume series introduces the fascinating story of philosophy in a lucid, readable style students enjoy reading. Incorporating the most current scholarship, Matson integrates philosophy into the scientific, political, religious, and social context of different periods. The two volumes can be used as a core text or as a supplement to primary source readings…  See more details below

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This two volume series introduces the fascinating story of philosophy in a lucid, readable style students enjoy reading. Incorporating the most current scholarship, Matson integrates philosophy into the scientific, political, religious, and social context of different periods. The two volumes can be used as a core text or as a supplement to primary source readings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780155078482
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
08/09/1999
Series:
New History of Philosophy Series
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
6.46(w) x 9.32(h) x 0.49(d)

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Table of Contents


Part I: The Rise of Science and Philosophy. 1. Beginnings. 2. The Milesians. 3. Pythagoras and Xenophanes. 4. Heraclitus. 5. The Eleatics. 6. Empedocles. 7. Anaxagoras. 8. Leucippus and Democritus. Part II: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle. 9. Intellectual Life in Athens. 10. Socrates. 11. The Life of Plato. 12. The Theory of Ideas. 13. Plato''''s Politics. 14. Plato on the Human Good. 15. Life of Aristotle. 16. Aristotle''''s Philosophy of Nature. 17. Aristotle on the Structure of Science. 18. Aristotle''''s Ethics. 19. Aristotle''''s Politics. Part III: Greek Philosophy After Aristotle. 20. The Hellenistic Era. 21. Stoicism. 22. Epicurus. 23. Greek Skeptical Philosophies. 24. Plotinus and Neo-Platonism. Part IV: Philosophy in the Christian Era. 25. The Christian Revolution. 26. St. Augustine. 27. The Dark Ages. 28. Early Scholastic Philosophy. 29. The Aristotelian Revival. 30. St. Thomas Aquinas. 31. The Later Scholastics.

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