Philosophy: The Power of Ideas / Edition 5

Philosophy: The Power of Ideas / Edition 5

by Brooke Noel Moore, Kenneth Bruder, Ken Bruder
     
 

ISBN-10: 0072840625

ISBN-13: 9780072840629

Pub. Date: 05/14/2002

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This comprehensive introductory text with readings offers a historical overview of all major subdivisions of Western Philosophy perspectives—including both the analytic and Continental traditions—as well as Eastern philosophy, postcolonial philosophy, and feminist philosophy. Written in an engaging and captivating style, it makes philosophy accessible

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This comprehensive introductory text with readings offers a historical overview of all major subdivisions of Western Philosophy perspectives—including both the analytic and Continental traditions—as well as Eastern philosophy, postcolonial philosophy, and feminist philosophy. Written in an engaging and captivating style, it makes philosophy accessible without oversimplifying the material, and shows that philosophy's powerful ideas affect the lives of real people.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780072840629
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
05/14/2002
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
608
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.90(d)

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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