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Archetypes of Wisdom - Text Only

Archetypes of Wisdom - Text Only - 5th edition

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Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2004
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Archetypes of Wisdom - Text Only - 5TH 04 edition

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Douglas J. Soccio

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 5TH 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth, Inc
Published: 2004
International: No
Summary

Organized chronologically, this text successfully takes students from where they are in their own experience and draws them into the world of philosophy and in to their own search for wisdom. Praised by instructors and students for its truly captivating writing, topics and selected passages touch upon fundamental human issues that are of concern to today's diverse group of students. Now available in both paperback and hardcover.

Table of Contents

1. Philosophy and the Search for Wisdom.
2. The Asian Sage: Lao-tzu and Buddha.
3. The Presocratic: Sophos.
4. The Sophist: Protagoras.
5.The Wise Man: Socrates.
6. The Philosopher-King: Plato.
7. The Naturalist: Aristotle.
8. The Stoic: Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius.
9. The Scholar: Thomas Aquinas.
Overview of Modern Times.
10. The Rationalist: Rene Descartes.
11. The Skeptic: David Hume.
12. The Universalist: Immanuel Kant.
13. The Utilitarian: John Stuart Mill.
14. The Materialist: Karl Marx.
Overview of Postmodern Themes.
15. The Existentialists: Soren Kierkegaard and Jean-Paul Sartre.
16. The Anti-Philosopher: Friedrich Nietzsche.
17. The Pragmatist: William James.
18. Philosophy As A Way of Life.

Notes.
Glossary.
Bibliography of Interesting Sources.
Credits.
Index of Margin Quotes.
Index.

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