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Classics of Philosophy, Volume III - 01 edition

Classics of Philosophy, Volume III (ISBN10: 0195132831; ISBN13: 9780195132830)
ISBN13: 978-0195132830
ISBN10: 0195132831

Summary: This is Volume III of the most comprehensive anthology of writings in Western philosophy in print. It assembles the classic essays of Wester philosophy of the Twentieth Century which have given shape and value to its character and structure. From logical Positivism, American Pragmatism, and Ordinary Language Philosophy to Continental Philosophy, the selections have been chosen because they are creative, controversial, and typically, fascinating. Fifty four selections
of thirty nine authors are included, featuring the work of McTaggart, Moore, Russell, Wittgenstein, Carnap. Quine, Ayer, Kipke, Harrison, Gettier, Goldman, Strawson, Ryle, Dennett, Davidson, Putnam, Nagel, Serle, Nozick, Rawls, Hussert, Heidegger, Sartre, Foucault, Derrida, Rourty, and Habermas. Also featured are seminal worksin the philosophy of mind, free will/determinism, the debate over religious truth, and political and moral philosophy while the emphasis of the earlier volumes on epistemological and metaphysical issues continues.

This is a collection which students and intelligent lay persons can use without needing advanced technical abilit in logic or semantics.

The volume opens with a general essay by the editor on philosophy in the Twentieth Century; a biographical sketch accompanies each author; and each selection includes by an abstract and short bibliography. Includes an informative introdution
Provides biographical sketches for each author
Provides abstracts and biographies for each selection
...show more
Summary: This is Volume III of the most comprehensive anthology of writings in Western philosophy in print. It assembles the classic essays of Wester philosophy of the Twentieth Century which have given shape and value to its character and structure. From logical Positivism, American Pragmatism, and Ordinary Language Philosophy to Continental Philosophy, the selections have been chosen because they are creative, controversial, and typically, fascinating. Fifty four selections of thirty nine authors are included, featuring the work of McTaggart, Moore, Russell, Wittgenstein, Carnap. Quine, Ayer, Kipke, Harrison, Gettier, Goldman, Strawson, Ryle, Dennett, Davidson, Putnam, Nagel, Serle, Nozick, Rawls, Hussert, Heidegger, Sartre, Foucault, Derrida, Rourty, and Habermas. Also featured are seminal worksin the philosophy of mind, free will/determinism, the debate over religious truth, and political and moral philosophy while the emphasis of the earlier volumes on epistemological and metaphysical issues continues.

This is a collection which students and intelligent lay persons can use without needing advanced technical abilit in logic or semantics.

The volume opens with a general essay by the editor on philosophy in the Twentieth Century; a biographical sketch accompanies each author; and each selection includes by an abstract and short bibliography. Includes an informative introdution
Provides biographical sketches for each author
Provides abstracts and biographies for each selection ...show less

Edition/Copyright: 01
Cover: Paperback
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Year Published: 2001
International: No

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