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Classics of Philosophy, Volume II : Modern and Contemporary

Classics of Philosophy, Volume II : Modern and Contemporary - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195116465

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ISBN13: 978-0195116465
ISBN10: 0195116461
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Published: 1998
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Classics of Philosophy, Volume II : Modern and Contemporary - 98 edition

ISBN13: 978-0195116465

Louis P. Pojman

ISBN13: 978-0195116465
ISBN10: 0195116461
Cover type: Paperback
Edition/Copyright: 98
Publisher: Oxford University Press

Published: 1998
International: No
Summary

Classics of Philosophy: Volume II, Modern and Contemporary covers the works of philosophers from Descartes to Rawls. Ideal for courses in modern and contemporary philosophy, it includes forty-eight extensive selections--seventeen of them complete--from twenty-nine philosophers. This collection offers an unrivaled introduction to the major works of these periods. A lucid introduction, including a brief biographical sketch, accompanies each of the featured philosophers.
Also look for Classics of Philosophy: Volume I, Ancient and Medieval, which covers the works of philosophers from Thales to William of Ockham. 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 Descartes to John Rawls
  • Forty-eight extensive works, seventeen of them unchanged
  • Each philsopher has a separate introduction

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 III: The Modern Period

15. Rene Descartes
16. Thomas Hobbes
17. Blaise Pascal
18. Baruch Spinoza
19. Gottfried WIlhelm Leinbniz
20. John Locke
21. George Berkeley
22. William Paley
23. David Hume
24. Immanuel Kant
25. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
26. Arthur Schopenhauer
27. Soren Kierkegaard
28. John Stuart Mill
29. Karl Marx
30. Friedrich Nietzsche

Part IV: The Contemporary Period

31. W. K. Clifford
32. Charles S. Pierce
33. William James
34. Bertrand Russell
35. G. E. Moore
36. Ludwig Wittgenstein
37. Edmund Husserl
38. Martin Heidegger
39. Jean Paul Sartre
40. A. J. Ayer
41. W. V. O. Quine
42. Nelson Goodman
43. John Rawls

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