9780155383128

A History of Western Philosophy The Classical Mind, Volume I

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    9780155383128

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    0155383124

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1969-03-01
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY examines the nature of philosophical enterprise and philosophy's role in Western culture. Jones and Fogelin weave key passages from classic philosophy works into their comments and criticisms, giving A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY the combined advantages of a source book and textbook. The text concentrates on major figures in each historical period, combining exposition with direct quotations from the philosophers themselves. The text places philosophers in appropriate cultural context and shows how their theories reflect the concerns of their times.

Table of Contents

Preface vii(10)
Introduction xvii
1 Pre-Socratic Philosophy
1(39)
God and Nature in Homer
2(4)
God and Nature in Hesiod
6(2)
Thales
8(3)
Anaximander
11(1)
Anaximenes
12(2)
Heraclitus
14(5)
Xenophanes
19(1)
Axiomatic Geometry
20(1)
Parmenides
21(4)
The Pluralists
25(1)
Empedocles
25(3)
Anaxagoras
28(3)
Pythagoras and the Pythagoreans
31(9)
2 Education Through Violence
40(34)
Sparta: An Athenian Estimate
41(2)
Athens
43(1)
The Peloponnesian War
44(2)
The Old Oligarch
46(1)
Aristophanes
47(5)
What War Does to Man
52(4)
Euripides
56(7)
The Sophists
63(11)
3 Atomism
74(34)
The Later Pluralists
74(1)
Democritus
75(3)
Lucretius' Version of Atomistic Physics
78(6)
The Motion of Atoms
84(4)
The Sensory World
88(6)
Psychology
94(7)
Ethics
101(3)
Evaluation of Atomism
104(4)
4 Plato: The Theory of Forms
108(39)
Life and Times
108(1)
Socrates
109(10)
Plato's Later Life
119(2)
Theory of Knowledge
121(3)
The Forms
124(23)
5 Plato: The Special Sciences
147(67)
Physics
147(6)
Ethics
153(21)
Political Theory
174(18)
Theory of Art
192(4)
Religion
196(7)
Criticism of the Theory of Forms
203(11)
6 Aristotle: Metaphysics, Natural Science, Logic
214(41)
Life
214(2)
Aristotle's Aim
216(1)
The Nature of Reality
217(10)
Natural Science
227(6)
Biology--Psychology
233(11)
Logic
244(11)
7 Aristotle: Ethics, Politics, Art
255(57)
Animal Drives and Practical Reason
255(4)
Ethics
259(28)
Political Theory
287(19)
Theory of Art
306(3)
Evaluation of Aristotle's Philosophy
309(3)
8 The Late Classical Period
312(43)
Political and Cultural Changes
312(5)
Epicureanism
317(9)
Stoicism
326(7)
Cicero
333(4)
Epictetus
337(3)
Marcus Aurelius
340(4)
Stoicism as an Operative Ideal in Roman Life
344(3)
Scepticism
347(8)
Notes 355(8)
Suggestions for Further Reading 363(4)
Glossary 367(6)
Index 373

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