Fifty Readings in Philosophy / Edition 4

Fifty Readings in Philosophy / Edition 4

by Donald Abel
     
 

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ISBN-10: 007353580X

ISBN-13: 9780073535807

Pub. Date: 06/17/2011

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

Fifty Readings in Philosophy is a flexible and affordable collection of classic and contemporary primary sources in philosophy. The readings cover all the main topics of Western philosophy, each one carefully edited to be long enough to present a self-contained argument but not so lengthy that students lose track of the main point. Introductions and explanatory

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Fifty Readings in Philosophy is a flexible and affordable collection of classic and contemporary primary sources in philosophy. The readings cover all the main topics of Western philosophy, each one carefully edited to be long enough to present a self-contained argument but not so lengthy that students lose track of the main point. Introductions and explanatory notes make the readings accessible to students. All these features have made this book a proven pedagogical success and a best-selling reader in introductory philosophy.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780073535807
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
06/17/2011
Pages:
552
Sales rank:
111,548
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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Table of Contents

*indicates a reading new to this edition+indicates new translation for this edition Chapter 1: What is Philosophy? +1. Plato, Euthyphro Translated by G. M. A. Grube, revised by John M. Cooper 2. Bertrand Russell, The Value of Philosophy Chapter 2: Philosophy of Religion A. The Existence of God +3. Anselm, Proslogion and Exchange with Gaunilo Translated by Thomas Williams +4. Thomas Aquinas, Treatise on God Translated by William P. Baumgarth and Richard J. Regan 5. William Paley, Natural Theology 6. David Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion 7. Richard Dawkins, The Blind Watchmaker B. The Problem of Evil 8. J.L. Mackie, Evil and Omnipotence 9. John Hick, The Problem of Evil C. Faith and Reason *10. Blaise Pascal, Pensees 11. William James, The Will to Believe Chapter 3: Theories of Knowledge +12. Plato, Republic Translated by G. M. A. Grube, revised by C. D. C. Reeve +13. Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy Translated by John Cottingham (and more...)

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