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Classics of Philosophy : The Ancient and Medieval, Volume I

Classics of Philosophy : The Ancient and Medieval, Volume I - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195116458

Cover of Classics of Philosophy : The Ancient and Medieval, Volume I 98 (ISBN 978-0195116458)
ISBN13: 978-0195116458
ISBN10: 0195116453
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 1998
International: No

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Classics of Philosophy : The Ancient and Medieval, Volume I - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195116458

Louis P. Pojman

ISBN13: 978-0195116458
ISBN10: 0195116453
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

Classics of Philosophy: Volume I, Ancient and Medieval covers the works of philosophers from Thales to William of Ockham. Ideal for courses in ancient or ancient and medieval philosophy, it includes twenty-nine works--seven of them complete--by thirteen philosophers as well as fragments from the Pre-Socratics. A lucid introduction, including a brief biographical sketch, accompanies each of the featured philosophers.
Also look for Classics of Philosophy: Volume II, Modern and Contemporary, which covers the works of philosophers from Descartes to Rawls. In addition, there is a single-volume edition available that combines Volume I and Volume II, providing the most comprehensive anthology of writings in western philosophy in print.

  • Covers philosophers from Thales to William of Ockham
  • Twenty-nine extensive works, seven of them unabridged
  • Each philosopher has a separate introduction
  • Includes writings of the Presocratics

Author Bio

Pojman, Louis P. : United States Military Academy

Louis P. Pojman is Professor of Philosophy at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is the author or editor of over twenty books and numerous articles.

Table of Contents

Preface


Part I: The Ancient Period

1. The Presocratics
2. Plato
3. Aristotle
4. Epicurus
5. Epictetus
6. Sextus Empiricus
7. Plotinus

Part II: The Medieval Period

8. Augustine
9. Boethius
10. Avicenna
11. Anselm (and Gaunilo)
12. Maimonides
13. Thomas Acquinas
14. William of Ockham