Philosophy for Beginners

Philosophy for Beginners

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by Richard Osborne, Ralph Edney
     
 

Beginning with basic questions posed by the ancient Greeks - What is knowledge? What is good and evil? - this guide traces the answers given by western philosophy over the last 2,500 years. See more details below

Overview

Beginning with basic questions posed by the ancient Greeks - What is knowledge? What is good and evil? - this guide traces the answers given by western philosophy over the last 2,500 years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780863161148
Publisher:
Writers & Readers Publishing, Inc.
Publication date:
07/28/1991
Series:
Writers and Readers Documentary Comic Book
Pages:
192

Table of Contents

What is Philosophy?1
Greece4
Rome23
Early Christianity28
Medieval Religious Philosophy41
The Renaissance58
Reformation and Counter-Reformation68
Enlightenment70
Idealism106
Romantic Reaction114
Materialism118
Sui Generis125
Utilitarianism131
Positivism134
Eclecticism136
American Philosophy138
The Irrational141
Logic144
Language147
Phenomenology and Existentialism151
Marxists159
Linguistics, Semiology, Structuralism169

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