Philosophy: The Power Of Ideas / Edition 8

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Overview

Now it its ninth edition, Philosophy: The Power of Ideas offers a comprehensive overview of Western Philosophy, Eastern Influences, Feminist Philosophy, and Postcolonial thought. Known for its engaging, conversational writing style, each chapter provides clear introductions to even the most difficult philosophical concepts and includes selected primary readings from some of the most important thinkers of all time. Throughout the book, the authors link philosophical ideas to historical developments that affect the lives of everyday people.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780073407463
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Higher Education
  • Publication date: 2/17/2010
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 8
  • Pages: 624
  • Sales rank: 654,176
  • Product dimensions: 7.50 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Brooke Moore is a professor of philosophy at California State University, Chico, where he serves as Coordinator of the Critical Thinking Program. A former chair of the Philosophy and History departments, Moore was the University Outstanding Professor in 1996. He has served as a university Master Teacher and has coordinated the university’s program for mentoring new faculty. His publications include The Power of Ideas (with Kenneth Bruder), The Cosmos, God, and Philosophy (with Ralph J. Moore), A Comprehensive Introduction to Moral Philosophy (with Robert Stewart), and other works.

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Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Powerful Ideas

PART I: METAPHYSICS AND EPISTEMOLOGY: EXISTENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

Chapter 2: The Pre-Socratics

Chapter 3: Socrates, Plato
Chapter 4: Aristotle

Chapter 5: Philosophers of the Hellenistic and Christian Eras

Chapter 6: The Rise of Modern Metaphysics and Epistemology

Chapter 7: The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Chapter 8: The Continental Tradition

Chapter 9: The Pragmatic and Analytic Traditions

PART II: MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

Chapter 10: Moral Philosophy

Chapter 11: Political Philosophy

Chapter 12: Recent Moral and Political Philosophy

PART III: PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION: REASON AND FAITH

Chapter 13: Philosophy and Belief in God

PART IV: OTHER VOICES

Chapter 14: Feminist Philosophy

Chapter 15: Eastern Influences

Chapter 16: Postcolonial Thought
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