9780132060585

Philosophic Classics, Volume III : Modern Philosophy

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    9780132060585

  • ISBN10:

    0132060582

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2008
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

This anthology of readings in Modern Western philosophy (16th through 18th centuries) features the best translations of texts-complete worksorcomplete sections of workswhich are readily accessible to the reader while still being faithful to the original work. It includes an introduction to each philosopher, an abundance of drawings, diagrams, and photographs, as well as a timeline to help the reader understand the context of when these works were written.This anthology includes the key writings of the British Empiricists and Continental Rationalists, along with the work of Kant.For readers interested in owning a collection of classic works by Modern Western philosophers.

Table of Contents

New selections in bold Francis Bacon Aphorisms Concerning the Interpretation of Nature and the Kingdom of Man (selections)
Rene Descartes Meditations on the First Philosophy-new translationCorrespondence with Princess Elizabeth (selections)
Leviathan (selections from Chapters 1-3, 6, 9, 12-15, 17-18, 21) Blaise Pascal Pensees (selections)
Baruch Spinoza Ethics (Sections I and II)
The Search after Truth (Book 6, Part 2, Chapter 3)
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (abridged)
An Essay Concerning the True Original Extent and End of Civil Government (Second Essay) (Chapters 2 and 7)
Discourse on Metaphysics
Theodicy (Leibniz' abridgement)
The Monadology
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
Thomas Reid Essays on the Intellectual Powers of Man (Essay I, Chapter 14 and part of 15)
The Social Contract (Book I) Immanuel Kant Critique of Pure Reason (selections)Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics
Foundation for the Metaphysics of MoralsOn a Supposed Right to Lie
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