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Philosophy and Philosophers [NOOK Book]

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This introduction to the major philosophers and schools is philosopher based rather than topic based. The book discusses figures from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century and includes an up-to-date bibliography to advise readers on what to expect
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Philosophy and Philosophers

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Overview

This introduction to the major philosophers and schools is philosopher based rather than topic based. The book discusses figures from the pre-Socratics to the 20th century and includes an up-to-date bibliography to advise readers on what to expect
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780203498996
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 12/1/1993
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • File size: 2 MB

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction
Chronology of philosophers
1 Presocratic Greek philosophy 1
Pre-Parmenidean philosophers 6
Parmenidean philosophers 10
Post-Parmenidean philosophers 15
2 Greek philosophy 21
Plato 23
Aristotle 35
3 Medieval philosophy 52
Augustine 55
Aquinas 59
Ockham 65
4 Rationalism 74
Descartes 75
Spinoza 87
Leibniz 100
5 Empiricism 114
Locke 116
Berkeley 129
Hume 141
6 Transcendental idealism 157
Kant 160
7 Later German philosophy 176
Hegel 179
Nietzsche 190
8 Analytical philosophy 203
Russell 207
Wittgenstein 219
9 Phenomenology and existentialism 232
Husserl 232
Sartre 245
10 Logical positivism and falsificationism 259
Ayer 260
Popper 271
11 Linguistic philosophy 284
Wittgenstein 284
12 Recent philosophy 305
Gilbert Ryle 305
Nelson Goodman 306
W. V. O. Quine 306
J. L. Austin 307
Stuart Hampshire 307
Donald Davidson 307
P. F. Strawson 307
Thomas S. Kuhn 308
Paul Feyerabend 309
Michael Dummett 309
Richard Rorty 309
John R. Searle 310
Saul Kripke 310
Bibliography 313
Index 333
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