Philosophic Classics, Volume II Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0205783902
ISBN-13: 9780205783908
Edition: 6th 2011
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List price: $110.60
Edition: 6th
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 6/1/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 6.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.826
Language: English

Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: Ancient Philosophy, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers. First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision ofPhilosophic Classics,Pearson Education's long-standing anthology (available in split volumes), continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students. For more information on the main combined anthology, or the additional period volumes, please see below: Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida, 6/E ISBN-10: 0205783864 Philosophic Classics, Volume I: Ancient Philosophy, 6/E ISBN-10: 0205783856 Philosophic Classics, Volume III: Modern Philosophy, 6/E ISBN-10: 0205783899

Walter Kaufmann was born in Freiburg, Germany in July 1, 1921. He arrived in the United States at the age of 17 and became a citizen in 1944. He received a B.A. degree from Williams College in 1941 and a Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1947. During World War II, he served in the United States Army from 1943-1946. He was a member of the philosophy department at Princeton University from 1947-1980. He was a philosopher, translator, poet, and photographer. His first book, a critical study of Nietzsche, was published in 1950. His other works include Critique of Religion and Philosophy, From Shakespeare to Existentialism, The Faith of a Heretic, Tragedy and Philosophy, Without Guilt and Justice, Religions in Four Dimensions, and Man's Lot. He died on September 4, 1980 at the age of 59.

Early Christianity
Justin Martyr
Dialogue with Trypho (in part)
Appology (in part)
Clement of Alexandria
Stromateis
Tertullian
A Treatise on the Soul (in part)
Prescriptions Against the Heretics (in part)
Origen
On First Principles (in part)
Other Foundational Documents
Philo of Alexandria
On the Account of the World's Creation Given by Moses ( II-VI, XLIV-XLVI)
Plotinus
Enneads (Ennead I, Tractate VI)
Pseudo-Dionysius Areopagite the Divine Names (Chapter 4, sections 18-21, 30; Chapter 7, 3)
Augustine
On the Free Choice of the Will (Book II)
Confessions (Book VIII, 5, 8-12; Book XI, 14-28)
City of God (Book VIII, Chapters 1-12; Book XI, Chapter 26; Book XII, Chapters 1-9; Book XIX, Chapters 11-17)
Early Medieval Philosophy
Boethius
The Second Editon of the Commentaries on the Isagoge of Porphyry (Book I Chapters 10-11)
The Consolation of Philosophy (Book V)
John Scotus Eriugena
On the Division of Nature (Periphyseon) (Book I, Chapters 1-7, 11-12, 13-14)
Anslem (And Gaunilo)
Proslogion (Preface, Chapters 1-4)
Gaunilo and Anslem: Debate
Peter Abelard
On Universals
Ethics (Prologue, Chapters 1-3, 10-12)
Hildegard of Bingen
Scivias (Book I, Vision 4, Chapters 16-26)
John of Salisbury
Metalogicon (Book II, Chapter 17)
Statesman (Policratus) (Chapters 1-3)
Islamic and Jewish Philosophy in the Middle Ages
Avicenna
Essay on the Secret of Destiny
Concerning the SOul (Chapters 1-2, 4, 6, 12-13)
Al-Ghazali the Incoherence of the Philosophers (Introduction, and Preface One)
Averroes the Decisive Treatise
Moses Maimonides the Guide for the Perplexed ( Part I, Chapters 51-52, 58; Part II Introduction, Chapters 13,17; Part III, Chapter 12)
Thirteenth Century Philosophy
Robert Grosseteste
On Light
Roger Bacon
The Opus Majus (Part IV, 1,3; Part VI, 1-2)
Bonaventure
The Mind's Road to God (Prologue, Chapters 1-3)
On the Eternity of the World (selections)
Siger of Brabant
Question on the Eternity of the World the Condemnations of 1270 (complete) and 1277 (in part)
Thomas Aquinas
Summa Theologica (selections)
The Principles of Nature
Late Medieval Philosophy
John Duns Scotus
A Treatise on God as First Principle (Chapter 3)
Reportata Parisiensia (in part)
Prologue to the Ordinatio
William of Ockham
On Universals(Summa Logicae, Part I, Chapters 14-16; Part II, Chapter 2)
On Being (Summa Logicae, Part I, Chapter 38)
On Knowledge (Quodlibetal Questions, First Quodlibet, Question 13)
On God (selections)
On Politics (eight Questions on the Power of the Pope, Questions 2, Chapters 1,7)
Meister Eckhart
Sermon #1
Catherine of Siena
Letter # 58
Renaissance Philosophy
Nicholas Cusanas
On Learned Ignorance (Chapter 1-4, 26)
Giovanni Pico Della Mirandola
Oration on the Dignity of Man (in part)
Niccolo Machiavelli the Prince (Chapters 15-18, 25)
Thomas More
Utopia (in part)
Michel De Montiagne
Apology for Raymond Sebond (Chapter 3)
Luis De Molina
On Divine Foreknowledge: Part IV of the Concordia (in part)
Giordano Bruno of the Infinite, the Universe, and the Worlds (in part)

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