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Philosophy : History and Problems
Philosophy: A Historical Survey with Essential Readings
This text offers an accessible historical survey of philosophical ideas and a wealth of primary source readings at an excellent value. The text is a comprehensive, historically organized introduction to philosophy, which communicates the richness of the discipline and provides the student with a working knowledge of the development of Western philosophy. With a lively and approachable style it covers the principal contributions of Western civilization's most influential philosophers. The topically organized reader features a chronological organization within the topics and a wide selection of readings. Primarily a selection of Western philosophy, the fifth edition also includes classic Eastern philosophy texts.
Table of Contents
Book I: SOCRATES TO SARTRE AND BEYOND: A HISTORY OF PHILOSOPHY
Preface to Socrates to Sartre and Beyond
PART ONE: ANCIENT GREEK PHILOSOPHY
1. Socrates's Predecessors
2. The Sophists and Socrates
PART TWO: HELLENISTIC AND MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY
5. Classical Philosophy After Aristotle
7. Philosophy in the Early Middle Ages
8. Aquinas and his Late Medieval Successors
PART THREE: EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY
9. Philosophy during the Renaissance
10. Rationalism on the Continent
11. Empiricism in Britain
12. Enlightenment Philosophy
PART FOUR: LATE MODERN AND NINETEENTH CENTURY PHILOSOPHY
14. German Idealism
15. Utilitarianism and Positivism
16. Kierkegaard, Marx, and Nietzsche
PART FIVE: TWENTIETH CENTURY AND CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY