Philosophy: Key Texts

Philosophy: Key Texts

by J. Baggini
     
 

ISBN-10: 0333964853

ISBN-13: 9780333964859

Pub. Date: 11/01/2002

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Designed for complete beginners, Philosophy: Key Texts is an introduction to philosophy and gives a clear, readable overview of five major texts by Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Sartre, and Russell. As well as providing help in how to analyze these sources, Baggini encourages the reader to question the arguments and positions presented. Invaluable at the

Overview

Designed for complete beginners, Philosophy: Key Texts is an introduction to philosophy and gives a clear, readable overview of five major texts by Aristotle, Descartes, Hume, Sartre, and Russell. As well as providing help in how to analyze these sources, Baggini encourages the reader to question the arguments and positions presented. Invaluable at the start of a course of study, as a concise revision aid, or as a lucid, jargon-free guide for anyone who wants an insight into philosophy, Philosophy: Key Texts can be used either independently of, or together with, its companion volume Philosophy: Key Themes.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333964859
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/01/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
4.96(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.35(d)

Table of Contents

Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics (c.3343-23 BC)
• Rene Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy (1641)
• David Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748)
• Bertrand Russell: The Problems of Philosophy (1912)
• JeanPaul Sartre: Existentialism and Humanism (1947)

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