Longman Standard History of Twentieth Century Philosophy

ISBN-10: 032123510X
ISBN-13: 9780321235107
Edition: 2006
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Description: With selections of philosophers from Russell to Derrida, this new anthology provides significant learning support and historical context for the readings along with a wide variety of pedagogical assists. Biographical headnotes, reading  More...

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List price: $131.20
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Longman Publishing Group
Publication date: 7/19/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.804
Language: English

With selections of philosophers from Russell to Derrida, this new anthology provides significant learning support and historical context for the readings along with a wide variety of pedagogical assists. Biographical headnotes, reading introductions, study questions, and special Prologues and Philosophical Overviews help students understand and appreciate the philosophical concepts under discussion. Philosophical Bridges" discuss how the work of earlier thinkers would influence philosophers to come and place major movements in a contemporary context, showing students how the schools of philosophy interrelate and how the various philosophies apply to the world today. In addition to this volume of 20th Century Philosophy, a comprehensive survey of the whole of Western philosophical history and other individual volumes for each of the major historical eras are also available for specialized courses.

Preface
General Introduction
Logical Atomism
Prologue
Bertrand Russell
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Descriptions
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Russell's Influence
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Biographical History, Part I
Philosophical Overview
Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of the Early Wittgenstein
Bibliography
Pragmatism
Prologue
John Dewey
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
The Quest for Certainty
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Dewey's Influence
Bibliography
The Logical Positivists
Prologue
Rudolf Carnap
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
The Scientific Conception of the World: The Vienna Circle
Study Questions
The Logical Structure of the World
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of Carnap
A. J. Ayer
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Language, Truth and Logic
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Ayer's Influence
Bibliography
The Ordinary Language Philosophers
Prologue
Ludwig Wittgenstein
Biographical History, Part II
Philosophical Overview
Philosophical Investigations
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of the Later Wittgenstein
Gilbert Ryle
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
The Concept of Mind
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Ryle's Influence
Bibliography
Analytic Philosophy
Prologue
W. V. O. Quine
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Two Dogmas of Empiricism
Study Questions
On the Reasons for the Indeterminacy of Translation
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Quine's Influence
Nelson Goodman
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
The New Riddle of Induction
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Goodman's Influence
Thomas Kuhn
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Kuhn's Influence
Donald Davidson
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Truth and Meaning
Study Questions
Mental Events
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of Davidson
John Rawls
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
A Theory of Justice
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Rawls' Influence
Hilary Putnam
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Why There Isn't a Ready Made World
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Putnam's Influence
Bibliography
Phenomenology and Existentialism
Prologue
Edmund Husserl
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Ideas: General Introduction to Pure Phenomenology
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Husserl's Influence
Martin Heidegger
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Being and Time
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Heidegger's Influence
Jean-Paul Sartre
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Being and Nothingness: An Essay on Phenomenological Ontology
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Sartre's Influence
Simone de Beauvoir
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
The Second Sex
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: de Beauvoir's Influence
Maurice Merleau-Ponty
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
The Phenomenology of Perception
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Merleau-Ponty's Influence
Bibliography
Hermeneutics and Post-Modernism
Prologue
Hans Georg Gadamer
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Truth and Method
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Gadamer's Influence
Jurgen Habermas
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Moral Consciousness and Communicative Action
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Habermas' Influence
Michel Foucault
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Truth and Power
Study Questions
Technologies of the Self
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Foucault's Influence
Jacques Derrida
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Positions
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Derrida's Influence
Bibliography
Recent North American Philosophy
Prologue
Richard Rorty
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Solidarity or Objectivity?
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Rorty's Influence
Charles Taylor
Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Overcoming Epistemology
Study Questions
Philosophical Bridges: Taylor's Influence
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of Twentieth-Century Philosophers
Bibliography
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