Looking at Philosophy The Unbearable Heaviness of Philosophy Made Lighter

ISBN-10: 0073407488
ISBN-13: 9780073407487
Edition: 5th 2010
Authors: Donald Palmer
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Book details

List price: $80.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
Publication date: 6/12/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Distilled from Donald Palmer's more than 30 years of teaching experiences, this approachable, historically organized text exemplifies Dr. Palmer's very successful light-hearted approach to teaching introduction to philosophy. Through the use of humor, drawings, charts, and diagrams, serious philosophical topics come alive for the readers--without compromising the seriousness of the subject matter. The text can be used as a core text or as a supplement to any reader.

Preface
Introduction
The Pre-Socratic Philosophers
Sixth and Fifth Centuries B.C.E.
Thales
Anaximander
Anaximenes
Pythagoras
Xenophanes
Heraclitus
Parmenides
Zeno
Empedocles
Anaxagoras
Leucippus and Democritus
The Athenian Period
Fifth and Fourth Centuries B.C.E.
The Sophists
Protagoras
Gorgias
Thrasymachus
Callicles and Critias
Socrates
Plato
Aristotle
The Hellenistic and Roman Periods
Fourth Century B.C.E. through Fourth Century C.E.
Epicureanism
Stoicism
Neoplatonism
Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
Fifth through Fifteenth Centuries
Saint Augustine
The Encyclopediasts
John Scotus Eriugena
Saint Anselm
Muslim and Jewish Philosophies
Averro&eumlet;s
Maimonides
The Problem of Faith and Reason
The Problem of the Universals
Saint Thomas Aquinas
William of Ockham
Renaissance Philosophers
Continental Rationalism and British Empiricism
The Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries
Descartes
Hobbes
Spinoza
Leibniz
Locke
Berkeley
Hume
Kant
Post-Kantian British and Continental Philosophy
The Nineteenth Century
Hegel
Schopenhauer
Kierkegaard
Marx
Nietzsche
Utilitarianism
Bentham
Mill
Frege
Pragmatism, the Analytic Tradition, and the Phenomenological Tradition and Its Aftermath
The Twentieth Century
Pragmatism
James
Dewey
The Analytic Tradition
Moore
Russell
Logical Positivism
Wittgenstein
Quine
The Phenomenological Tradition and Its Aftermath
Husserl
Heidegger
Sartre
Structuralism and Poststructuralism
Saussure
L�vi-Strauss
Lacan
Derrida
Farewell to the Twentieth Century
Nussbaum
Glossary of Philosophical Terms
Selected Bibliography
Index

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