Socrates to Sartre: A History of Philosophy / Edition 5

Socrates to Sartre: A History of Philosophy / Edition 5

by Samuel Enoch 1918- Stumpf
     
 

ISBN-10: 0070624690

ISBN-13: 9780070624696

Pub. Date: 11/28/1992

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

For the student beginning philosophy,Socrates to Sartre provides a comprehensive introduction taking an historical approach. Because philosophers in each succeeding period write with the knowledge of what has gone on before,the historical approach illustrates the development and interplay of philosophical ideas. The Fifth Edition introduces additional 20th century…  See more details below

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For the student beginning philosophy,Socrates to Sartre provides a comprehensive introduction taking an historical approach. Because philosophers in each succeeding period write with the knowledge of what has gone on before,the historical approach illustrates the development and interplay of philosophical ideas. The Fifth Edition introduces additional 20th century philosophers such as Richard Rorty and Maurice Merleau-Ponty and shows the impact of their ideas on today's world.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780070624696
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
11/28/1992
Edition description:
5th ed
Pages:
576

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Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1The Ancient Period: The Shaping of the Philosophic Mind
1Socrates' Predecessors: Philosophy and the Natural Order3
2Socrates and the Sophists: The Problems of Truth and Goodness29
3Plato46
4Aristotle80
5Classical Philosophy After Aristotle108
Pt. 2The Medieval Period: The Confluence of Philosophy and Theology
6St. Augustine's Christian Philosophy133
7Philosophy in the Dark Ages: Boethius, Pseudo-Dionysius, Erigena151
8Early Statements of Major Problems160
9The Apex of Medieval Philosophy: The Scholastic System of St. Thomas Aquinas175
Pt. 3The Modern Period: Philosophy and the Unfolding World of Science
10The Renaissance Interlude203
11Advocates of the Method of Science: Bacon and Hobbes220
12Rationalism on the Continent: Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz235
13Empiricism in Britain: Locke, Berkeley, and Hume263
14Rousseau: A Romantic in the Age of Reason290
15Kant: Critical Mediator between Dogmatism and Skepticism299
16Hegel: Absolute Idealism325
17Schopenhauer: Prophet of Pessimism342
18Comte: The Rise of Positivism in France353
19Utilitarianism of Bentham and Mill363
Pt. 4The Contemporary Period: The Reshaping of the Philosophic Mind
20Pragmatism383
21Karl Marx: Dialectical Materialism401
22Nietzsche419
23Two Twentieth-Century Metaphysicians: Bergson and Whitehead431
24Analytic Philosophy446
25Existentialism481
Glossary528
Bibliography533
Index553

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