Philosophic Classics : From Plato to Derrida

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This anthology of readings in Western philosophy-from the Ancient Greeks to the 20th Century-is designed to be readable and accessible. Striking a balance between major and minor figures in philosophy, it features the best available translations of texts, while still being faithful to the original works.This anthology uses the best translations, drawings, diagrams, photographs, and a timeline to cover philosophy throughout the ages; and includes works by Plato, Aristotle, Epicurus, Epictetus, Plotinus, Augustine, Boethius, Anselm, Maimonides, Aquinas, William of Ockham, Descartes, Hobbes, Pascal, Spinoza, Locke, Leibniz, Berkeley, Hume, Kant, Hegel, Mill, Kiegegaard, Marx, Nietzsche, Husserl, Russell, Heidegger, Wittgenstein, Sartre, and Derrida.For anyone wishing to own a fabulous, readable collection of some of the greatest philosophical works throughout the ages.

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Ancient Greek Philosophy Plato Euthyphro
Phaedo (72c-83c, 114e-end)
Republic (Book I, 336b-342e, 347b; Book II, 357a-362c, 368c-376c; Book III, 412b-417b; Book IV, 427c-448e; Book V, Complete: 448e-480a; Book VI-VII, 502c-521b)
Aristotle Physics (Book II Complete)Metaphysics (Bk.I, 1-4, 6, 9; and XII, 6-9)
On the Soul (Book II, Chapters 1-3; III, 4-5)
Nichomachean Ethics (Bk. I-II; VI-VII; X, 6-8; Bk. IV, 3)
Hellenistic Philosophy Epicurus
Letter to Menoeceus
Principal Doctrines Epictetus
Encheiridion (Manual)-new translation Plotinus
Enneads (Ennead I, Tractate 6)-new translation
Christianity and Medieval Philosophy Augustine
Confessions (Book VIII, 5, 8-12 and XI, 14-28)City of God (Book XII, Chapters 1-9) Boethius
The Consolation of Philosophy (Book V, Chapter 6) Anselm Proslogion (Preface, Chapters 1-4)
Guanilo and Anselm: Debate (Selections)
Hildegard of Bingen Scivias (Book I, Vision 4, 16-20)
The Guide for the Perplexed (Part II, Introduction)
Summa Theologica (Selections) William of Ockham Summa Logicae (Part I, Chapters 14-16)
Oration on the Dignity of Man (1-7)
Modern Philosophy Rene Descartes
Meditations on the First Philosophy-new translation
Correspondence with Princess Elizabeth (Selections)
Leviathan (Selections from Chapters 1-3, 6, 9, 12-15, 17-18, 21)
Pensees (Selections)
Ethics (Sections I & II)
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (abridged)
Discourse on Metaphysics
The Monadology
Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding Jean-Jacques
The Social Contract (Book I)
Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics
Foundation for the Metaphysics of Morals"On a Supposed Right to Lie"
A Vindication of the Rights of Woman (Chapter 6)
Nineteenth-Century Philosophy
Phenomenology of Spirit (B, IV, A: Independence and Dependence of Self-Consciousness: Relations of Master and Servant)
Who Thinks Abstractly?
Utilitarianism Soren Kiergegaard
Fear and Trembling (Problema I: Teleological Suspension of the Ethical)
Concluding Unscientific Postscript (Section II, Chapter II, Subjective Truth, Inwardness; Truth Is Subjectivity)
Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 (Alienated Labor)
Manifesto of the Communist Party (Chapters 1, 2, 4)
A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy (Preface)
Response to Bakunin Friedrich Nietzsche
The Birth of Tragedy (Chapters 1-3)
Gay Science (Selections)
Twilight of the Idols (Selections)
The Anti-Christ (First Book, 2-7, 62) Twentieth-Century Philosophy
Phenomenology (Encyclopaedia Brittanica article)
The Problems of Philosophy (Chapters 1, 5, & 15)
An Introduction to Metaphysics (Chapter 1: The Fundamental Question of Met
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