Philosophy: The Power Of Ideas

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2010-02-17
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
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This comprehensive introductory text with readings offers a historical overview of all major subdivisions of Western Philosophy perspectives. Written in an engaging and captivating style, it makes philosophy accessible without oversimplifying the material, and shows that philosophy's powerful ideas affect the lives of real people.

Table of Contents

Powerful Ideas
Metaphysics and Epistemology: Existence and Knowledge
The Pre-Socratics
Socrates, Plato
Philosophers of the Hellenistic and Christian Eras
The Rise of Modern Metaphysics and Epistemology
The Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
The Continental Tradition
The Pragmatic and Analytic Traditions
Moral and Political Philosophy
Moral Philosophy
Political Philosophy
Recent Moral and Political Philosophy
Philosophy of Religion: Reason and Faith
Philosophy and Belief in God
Other Voices
Feminist Philosophy
Eastern Influences
Postcolonial Thought
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