Socrates to Sartre / Edition 6

Socrates to Sartre / Edition 6

by Samuel Enoch Stumpf
     
 

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…  See more details below

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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

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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