9780534605438

Archetypes of Wisdom An Introduction to Philosophy, Paperbound Edition (with CD-ROM and InfoTrac)

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    9780534605438

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    0534605435

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/23/2003
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Summary

Philosophy doesn't need to be set in stone. ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY brings philosophy to life and sets you on a course to search for your own wisdom. With this philosophy textbook, you'll get the best readings from the best philosophers and the explanation you need to understand them. Plus with End-Of-Chapter self-testing questions and other review study tools, ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY is the one you need for the test, too.

Table of Contents

Philosophy and the Search for Wisdom
Overview of Classical Themes
The Asian Sages: Lao-tzu, Confucius, and Buddha
The Presocratic Sophos
The Sophist: Protagoras
The Wise Man: Socrates
The Philosopher-King: Plato
The Naturalist: Aristotle
The Stoic: Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius
The Scholar: Thomas Aquinas
Overview of Modern Themes
The Rationalist: RenT Descartes
The Skeptic
The Universalist
The Utilitarian
The Materialist
The Existentialist
The Pragmatist
The Anti-Philosopher
The Twentieth Century
Notes
Glossary
Bibliography of Interesting Sources
Credits
Index of Margin Quotes
Index
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