German Philosophers: Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche / Edition 1

German Philosophers: Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche / Edition 1

by Roger Scruton
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0192854240

ISBN-13: 2900192854246

Pub. Date: 03/28/2001

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

A study of four of the most important German theorists: Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche. Keith Thomas, general editor, calls this book "a series of concise, lucid, authoritative, introductions to the thought of leading intellectual figures of the past whose ideas still influence the way we think today".

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A study of four of the most important German theorists: Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, and Nietzsche. Keith Thomas, general editor, calls this book "a series of concise, lucid, authoritative, introductions to the thought of leading intellectual figures of the past whose ideas still influence the way we think today".

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900192854246
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464

Table of Contents

Foreword, Keith Thomas
Kant Roger Scruton
1. Life, works and character
2. The background of Kant's thought
3. The transcendental deduction
4. The logic of illusion
5. The categorical imperative
6. Beauty and design
7. Transcendental philosophy
Further reading
Hegel Peter Singer
Preface
1. Hegel's times and life
2. History with a purpose
3. Freedom and community
4. The odyssey of mind
5. Logic and dialectics
6. Aftermath
Note of sources
Further reading
Schopenhauer Christopher Janaway
1. Schopenhauer's life and works
2. Within and beyond appearance
3. The world as will and representation
4. Will, body, and the self
5. Character, sex, and the unconscious
6. Art and Ideas
7. Ethics: seeing the world aright
8. Existence and pessimism
9. Schopenhauer's influence
Further reading
Nietzsche Michael Tanner
1. The image of Nietzsche
2. Tragedy: birth, death, rebirth
3. Disillusionment and withdrawal
4. Morality and its discontents
5. The one thing needful
6. Prophecy
7. Occupying the high ground
8. Masters and slaves
9. Philosophizing with a hammer
References
Further reading

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