9780078038358

Philosophy: The Power of Ideas

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  • ISBN13:

    9780078038358

  • ISBN10:

    0078038359

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2/22/2013
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education

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Summary

Now it its ninth edition, Philosophy: The Power of Ideasoffers a comprehensive overview of Western Philosophy, Eastern Influences, Feminist Philosophy, and Postcolonial thought. Known for its engaging, conversational writing style, each chapter provides clear introductions to even the most difficult philosophical concepts and includes selected primary readings from some of the most important thinkers of all time. Throughout the book, the authors link philosophical ideas to historical developments that affect the lives of everyday people.

Table of Contents

Part One: METAPHYSICS AND EPISTEMOLOGY: EXISTENCE AND KNOWLEDGE

Chapter 1 Powerful Ideas

Chapter 2 The Pre-Socratics

Chapter 3 Socrates, Plato

Chapter 4 Aristotle

Chapter 5 Philosophers of the Hellenistic and Christian Eras

Chapter 6 The Rise of Modern Metaphysics and Epistemology

Chapter 7 The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

Chapter 8 The Continental Tradition

Chapter 9 The Pragmatic and Analytic Traditions

Part Two: MORAL AND POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY

Chapter 10 Moral Philosophy

Chapter 11 Political Philosophy

Chapter 12 Recent Moral and Political Philosophy

Part Three: PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION: REASON AND FAITH

Chapter 13 Philosophy and Belief in God

Part Four: OTHER VOICES

Chapter 14 Feminist Philosophy

Chapter 15 Eastern Influences

Chapter 16 Postcolonial Thought

Chapter 17 Three Philosophical Problems

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