History of Western Philosophy / Edition 3

History of Western Philosophy / Edition 3

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by Bertran Russell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415228549

ISBN-13: 9780415228541

Pub. Date: 05/01/2000

Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.


Since its first publication in 1945? Lord Russell's A History of Western Philosophy has been universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject -- unparalleled in its comprehensiveness, its clarity, its erudition, its grace and wit. In seventy-six chapters he traces philosophy from the rise of Greek civilization to the emergence of

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Since its first publication in 1945? Lord Russell's A History of Western Philosophy has been universally acclaimed as the outstanding one-volume work on the subject -- unparalleled in its comprehensiveness, its clarity, its erudition, its grace and wit. In seventy-six chapters he traces philosophy from the rise of Greek civilization to the emergence of logical analysis in the twentieth century. Among the philosophers considered are: Pythagoras, Heraclitus, Parmenides, Empedocles, Anaxagoras, the Atomists, Protagoras, Socrates, Plato, Aristotle, the Cynics, the Sceptics, the Epicureans, the Stoics, Plotinus, Ambrose, Jerome, Augustine, Benedict, Gregory the Great, John the Scot, Aquinas, Duns Scotus, William of Occam, Machiavelli, Erasmus, More, Bacon, Hobbes, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, Locke, Berkeley, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche, the Utilitarians, Marx, Bergson, James, Dewey, and lastly the philosophers with whom Lord Russell himself is most closely associated -- Cantor, Frege, and Whitehead, co-author with Russell of the monumental Principia Mathematica.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415228541
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis, Inc.
Publication date:
05/01/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
848
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.80(h) x 2.40(d)

Table of Contents

Preface by Authorix
Introductionxiii
Book 1Ancient Philosophy
Part IThe Pre-Socratics3
Chapter IThe Rise of Greek Civilization3
Chapter IIThe Milesian School24
Chapter IIIPythagoras29
Chapter IVHeraclitus38
Chapter VParmenides48
Chapter VIEmpedocles53
Chapter VIIAthens in Relation to Culture58
Chapter VIIIAnaxagoras61
Chapter IXThe Atomists64
Chapter XProtagoras73
Part IISocrates, Plato, and Aristotle82
Chapter XISocrates82
Chapter XIIThe Influence of Sparta94
Chapter XIIIThe Sources of Plato's Opinions104
Chapter XIVPlato's Utopia108
Chapter XVThe Theory of Ideas119
Chapter XVIPlato's Theory of Immortality132
Chapter XVIIPlato's Cosmogony143
Chapter XVIIIKnowledge and Perception in Plato149
Chapter XIXAristotle's Metaphysics159
Chapter XXAristotle's Ethics172
Chapter XXIAristotle's Politics184
Chapter XXIIAristotle's Logic195
Chapter XXIIIAristotle's Physics203
Chapter XXIVEarly Greek Mathematics and Astronomy208
Part IIIAncient Philosophy after Aristotle218
Chapter XXVThe Hellenistic World218
Chapter XXVICynics and Sceptics228
Chapter XXVIIThe Epicureans240
Chapter XXVIIIStoicism252
Chapter XXIXThe Roman Empire in Relation to Culture270
Chapter XXXPlotinus284
Book 2Catholic Philosophy
Introduction301
Part IThe Fathers308
Chapter IThe Religious Development of the Jews308
Chapter IIChristianity During the First Four Centuries324
Chapter IIIThree Doctors of the Church334
Chapter IVSaint Augustine's Philosophy and Theology352
Chapter VThe Fifth and Sixth Centuries366
Chapter VISaint Benedict and Gregory the Great375
Part IIThe Schoolmen388
Chapter VIIThe Papacy in the Dark Ages388
Chapter VIIIJohn the Scot400
Chapter IXEcclesiastical Reform in the Eleventh Century407
Chapter XMohammedan Culture and Philosophy419
Chapter XIThe Twelfth Century428
Chapter XIIThe Thirteenth Century441
Chapter XIIISaint Thomas Aquinas452
Chapter XIVFranciscan Schoolmen463
Chapter XVThe Eclipse of the Papacy476
Book 3Modern Philosophy
Part IFrom the Renaissance to Hume491
Chapter IGeneral Characteristics491
Chapter IIThe Italian Renaissance495
Chapter IIIMachiavelli504
Chapter IVErasmus and More512
Chapter VThe Reformation and Counter-Reformation522
Chapter VIThe Rise of Science525
Chapter VIIFrancis Bacon541
Chapter VIIIHobbes's Leviathan546
Chapter IXDescartes557
Chapter XSpinoza569
Chapter XILeibniz581
Chapter XIIPhilosophical Liberalism596
Chapter XIIILocke's Theory of Knowledge604
Chapter XIVLocke's Political Philosophy617
Chapter XVLocke's Influence641
Chapter XVIBerkeley647
Chapter XVIIHume659
Part IIFrom Rousseau to the Present Day675
Chapter XVIIIThe Romantic Movement675
Chapter XIXRousseau684
Chapter XXKant701
Chapter XXICurrents of Thought in the Nineteenth Century719
Chapter XXIIHegel730
Chapter XXIIIByron746
Chapter XXIVSchopenhauer753
Chapter XXVNietzsche760
Chapter XXVIThe Utilitarians773
Chapter XXVIIKarl Marx782
Chapter XXVIIIBergson791
Chapter XXIXWilliam James811
Chapter XXXJohn Dewey819
Chapter XXXIThe Philosophy of Logical Analysis828
Index837

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