Longman Standard History of Modern Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0321235126
ISBN-13: 9780321235121
Edition: 2006
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Description: Pedagogical notes, including Introductions, Prologs, Philosophical Overviews, Philosophical Bridges, and Codas, provide the reader support in understanding the often complex and abstract concepts encountered in philosophy.Ancient Philosophy,  More...

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List price: $119.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 7/11/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.914
Language: English

Pedagogical notes, including Introductions, Prologs, Philosophical Overviews, Philosophical Bridges, and Codas, provide the reader support in understanding the often complex and abstract concepts encountered in philosophy.Ancient Philosophy, Medieval Philosophy, Modern Philosophy, 19th Century and 20th Century Philosophy.History of Philosophy or Introduction to Philosophy with a historical organization.

This tentative table of contents is for early review purposes; the final contents may not include all of the selections listed here
Most chapters conclude with "Study Questions."
Preface
General Introduction
Philosophy of Nature
Prologue to the Philosophy Of Nature
Nicholas Copernicus: A Historical Biography
Philosophical Overview
On the Revolutions (selections)
Johannes Kepler: A Historical Biography
Philosophical Overview
New Astronomy (selections)
Galileo Galilei: A Historical Biography
Philosophical Overview
Siderus Nucius or The Sidereal Messenger (selections)
Dialogue on the Great World Systems (selections)
Isaac Newton: A Historical Biography
Philosophical Overview
The Principia (selections)
Philosophical Bridges: Newton's Influence
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of the Nature Philosophers
Study Questions
Bibliography
Rationalism
Prologue to Rationalism
Renecirc; Descartes: A Historical Biography
Philosophical Overview
Meditations
Objections and Replies II, III, and IV
Rules for the Direction of our Native Intelligence
Philosophical Bridges: The Cartesian Influence
Blaise Pascal, A Historical Biography
Philosophical Overview
Pensecirc;es (selections)
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of Pascal
Baruch Spinoza: A Historical Biography
Philosophical Overview
Ethics, Parts I-V (selections)
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of Spinoza
Gottfried Leibniz: A Historical Biography
Philosophical Overview
Letters to Arnauld
Primary Truths (selections)
Necessary and Contingent Truths (selections)
New System (selections)
Discourse on Metaphysics (selections)
Monadology
Letters to Clarke: Third and Fourth letters
Philosophical Bridges: Leibniz's Influence
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of the Rationalists
Study Questions
Bibliography
Empiricism
Prologue to Empiricism
Francis Bacon: A Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
The Great Instauration and Novum Organum (selections)
Philosophical Bridges: Bacon's Influence
Thomas Hobbes: A Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
The Leviathan (selections)
Philosophical Bridges: Hobbes' Influence
John Locke: A Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (abridged)
A Treatise Concerning the True Original Extent and End of Civil Government (selections)
Philosophical Bridges: Locke's Influence
George Berkeley: A Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (abridged)
Philosophical Bridges: Berkeley's Influence
David Hume: A Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, (abridged)
A Treatise of Human Nature (selections)
Philosophical Bridges: Hume's Influence
Philosophical Bridges: The Influence of the Empiricists
Study Questions
Bibliography
Enlightenment Philosophy
Prologue to Enlightenment Philosophy
Jean Jacques Rousseau: A Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
On the Social Contract (selections)
Philosophical Bridges: Rousseau's Influence
Francois Voltaire: A Biographical History
Philosophical Overview
Philosophical Dictionary (selections)
Immanuel Kant

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