9780767405966

Looking at Philosophy : The Unbearable Heaviness of Philosophy Made Lighter

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  • ISBN13:

    9780767405966

  • ISBN10:

    076740596X

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 7/28/2000
  • Publisher: MCG (Manual)
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Summary

Organized historically and augmented by more than 400 cartoons designed to make teaching and learning more fun, this lighthearted work born of serious scholarship can be used as a core text or as a supplement in introductory courses.

Table of Contents

1. THE PRE-SOCRATIC PHILOSOPHERS: SIXTH AND FIFTH CENTURIES B.C.E.

Thales / Anaximander / Anaximenes / Pythagoras / Heraclitus / Parmenides / Zeno / Empedocles / Anaxagoras / Leucippus and Democritus

2. THE ATHENIAN PERIOD: FIFTH AND FOURTH CENTURIES B.C.E.

The Sophists: Protagoras, Gorgias, Thrasymachus, Callicles and Critias / Socrates / Plato / Aristotle

3. THE HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN PERIODS: FOURTH CENTURY B.C.E THROUGH FOURTH CENTURY C.E.

Epicureanism / Stoicism / Neoplatonism

4. MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE PHILOSOPHY: FIFTH THROUGH THE FIFTEENTH CENTURIES

Saint Augustine / The Encyclopediasts / John Scotus Eriugena / Saint Anselm / Muslim and Jewish Philosophies: Averroës, Maimonides / The Problem of Faith and Reason / The Problem of Universals / Saint Thomas Aquinas / William of Ockham

5. CONTINENTAL RATIONALISM AND BRITISH EMPIRICISM: THE SEVENTEENTH AND EIGHTEENTH CENTURIES

Descartes / Hobbes / Spinoza / Leibniz / Locke / Berkeley / Hume / Kant

6. POST-KANTIAN BRITISH AND CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY: THE NINETEENTH CENTURY

Hegel / Schopenhauer / Kierkegaard / Marx / Nietzsche / Utilitarianism: Bentham, Mill / Frege

7. PRAGMATISM, THE ANALYTIC TRADITION, AND THE PHENOMENONOLOGICAL TRADITION AND ITS AFTERMATH: THE TWENTIETH CENTURY

Pragmatism: Peirce, James, Dewey / The Analytic Tradition: Moore, Russell, Logical Positivism, Wittgenstein, Quine / The Phenomenonological Tradition and Its Aftermath: Husserl, Heidegger, Sartre / Structuralism and Poststructuralism: Saussure, Lévi-Strauss, Lacan, Derrida, Irigaray

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