Socrates to Sartre / Edition 6

Socrates to Sartre / Edition 6

by Samuel Enoch Stumpf
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0072347600

ISBN-13: 9780072347609

Pub. Date: 03/28/1999

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The

This is a comprehensive introduction with an historical approach for the beginning philosophy student. It communicates the richness of philosophy and provides the student with a working knowledge of the development of Western philosophy. The emphasis is on a conceptual approach versus an applied perspective. The text covers all periods of philosophy,contains four

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This is a comprehensive introduction with an historical approach for the beginning philosophy student. It communicates the richness of philosophy and provides the student with a working knowledge of the development of Western philosophy. The emphasis is on a conceptual approach versus an applied perspective. The text covers all periods of philosophy,contains four chapters on medieval philosophers and problems,includes women philosophers,provides an end of book glossary,and lists the philosophers on the end papers (alphabetically at the beginning of the book and in chronological order at the end). The revision features new discussions of Pascal in chapter 10,Nietzsche in chapter 22,and Wittgenstein in chapter 24,plus two new maps.

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ISBN-13:
9780072347609
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date:
03/28/1999
Edition description:
6TH, REVISED
Product dimensions:
6.55(w) x 9.51(h) x 1.03(d)

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Table of Contents

PART ONE: THE ANCIENT PERIOD: The Shaping of the Philosophic Mind
Chapter 1: Socrates' Predecessors: Philosophy and the Natural Order
Chapter 2: Socrates and the Sophists: The Problems of Truth and Goodness
Chapter 3: Plato
Chapter 4: Aristotle
Chapter 5: Classical Philosophy After Aristotle
PART TWO: THE MEDIEVAL PERIOD: The Confluence of Philosophy and Theology
Chapter 6: St. Augustine's Christian Philosophy
Chapter 7: Philosophy in the Dark Ages: Boethius, Pseudo-Dionysius, Erigena
Chapter 8: Early Statements of Major Problems
Chapter 9: The Apex of Medieval Philosophy: The Scholastic System of St. Thomas Aquinas
PART THREE: THE MODERN PERIOD: Philosophy and the Unfolding World of Science
Chapter 10: The Renaissance Interlude
Chapter 11: Advocates of the Method of Science: Bacon and Hobbes
Chapter 12: Rationalism on the Continent: Descartes, Spinoza, and Leibniz
Chapter 13: Empiricism in Britain: Locke, Berkeley, and Hume
(and more...)

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