Philosophy: Key Texts / Edition 2

Philosophy: Key Texts / Edition 2

by Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell
     
 

ISBN-10: 0230296629

ISBN-13: 9780230296626

Pub. Date: 05/22/2012

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Designed for complete beginners, Philosophy: Key Texts is an introduction to philosophy and gives a clear, readable overview of some of the major texts of Plato, Descartes, Hume, Mill and Nietzsche. As well as providing help in how to analyze these sources, the authors encourage the reader to question the arguments and positions presented.  See more details below

Overview

Designed for complete beginners, Philosophy: Key Texts is an introduction to philosophy and gives a clear, readable overview of some of the major texts of Plato, Descartes, Hume, Mill and Nietzsche. As well as providing help in how to analyze these sources, the authors encourage the reader to question the arguments and positions presented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780230296626
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
05/22/2012
Edition description:
Second Edition, Revised
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Plato: Republic (c.375 BC) René Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy (1641) David Hume: An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (1748) John Stuart Mill: On Liberty (1859) Friedrich Nietzsche: Beyond Good and Evil (1886) Jean-Paul Sartre: Existentialism and Humanism (1947) Glossary Further Reading Index

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