Western Philosophy An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0631186271
ISBN-13: 9780631186274
Edition: 1996
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Description: From ancient Greece to the leading philosophers of the present day, this anthology provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the Western philosophy tradition. Included are one hundred extracts from some of the great philosophers.

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Book details

List price: $52.95
Copyright year: 1996
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 11/14/1996
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 656
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.75" long x 1.50" tall
Weight: 2.486

From ancient Greece to the leading philosophers of the present day, this anthology provides a comprehensive and authoritative survey of the Western philosophy tradition. Included are one hundred extracts from some of the great philosophers.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Advice to Readers and Format of the Volume
Knowledge and Certainty
Innate Knowledge: Plato, Meno
Knowledge versus Opinion: Plato, Republic
Demonstrative Knowledge and its Starting-points: Aristotle, Posterior Analytics
New Foundations for Knowledge: Renu Descartes, Meditations
The Senses as the Basis of Knowledge: John Locke, Essay concerning Human Understanding
Innate Knowledge Defended: Gottfried Leibniz, New Essays on Human Understanding
Scepticism versus Human Nature: David Hume, Enquiry concerning Human Understanding
Experience and Understanding: Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason
From Sense-certainty to Self-consciousness: Georg Hegel, Phenomenology of Spirit
Against Scepticism: G. E. Moore, A Defence of Common Sense
Specimen Questions.uggestions for Further Reading
The Allegory of the Cave: Plato, Republic
Individual Substance: Aristotle, Categories
Supreme Being and Created Things: Renu Descartes, Principles of Philosophy
Qualities and Ideas: John Locke, Essay concerning Human Understanding
Substance, Life and Activity: Gottfried Leibniz, New System
Nothing Outside the Mind: George Berkeley, Principles of Human Knowledge
The Limits of Metaphysical Speculation: David Hume, Enquiry concerning Human Understanding
Metaphysics, Old and New: Immanuel Kant, Prolegomena
Being and Involvement: Martin Heidegger, Being and Time
The End of Metaphysics?: Rudolf Carnap, The Elimination of Metaphysics
Specimin Questions
Suggestions for Further Reading
Mind and Body
The Immortal Soul: Plato, Phaedo
Soul and Body, Form and Master: Aristotle, De Anima
The Human Soul: Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae
The Incorporeal Mind: Renu Descartes, Meditations
The Identity of Mind and Body: Benedict Spinoza, Ethics
Mind-Body Correlations: Nicolas Malebranche, Dialogues on Metaphysics
Body and Mind as Manifestations of Will: Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Idea
The Problem of Other Minds: John Stuart Mill, An Examination of Sir William Hamilton''s Philosophy
The Hallmarks of Mental Phenomena: Franz Brentano, Psychology from an Empirical Standpoint
The Myth of the ''Ghost in the Machine'': Gilbert Ryle, The Concept of Mind
Specimen Questions
Suggestions for Further Reading
The Self and Freedom:he Self
The Self and Consciousness: John Locke, Essay concerning Human Understanding
The Self as Primitive Concept: Joseph Butler, Of Personal Identity
The Self as Bundle: David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature
The Partly Hidden Self: Sigmund Freud, Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
Liberation from the Self: Derek Parfit, Reasons and Persons
Freedom
Human Freedom and Divine Providence: Augustine of Hippo, The City of God
Freedom to Do What We Want: Thomas Hobbes, Liberty, Necessity and Chance
Absolute Determinism: Pierre Simon de Laplace, Philosophical Essay on Probability
Condemned to be Free: Jean-Paul Sartre, Being and Nothingness
Determination and Our Attitudes to Others: Peter Strawson, Freedom and Resentment
Specimen Questions.uggestions for Further Reading
God and Religion
The Existence of God: Anselm of Canterbury, Proslogion
The Five Proofs of God: Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae
God and the Idea of Perfection: Renu Descartes, Meditations
The Wager: Blaise Pascal, Pensues
The Problem of Evil: Gottfried Leibniz, Theodicy
The Argument from Design: David Hume, Dialogues concerning Natural Religion
Against Miracles: David Hume, Enquiry concerning Human Understanding
Faith and Subjectivity: S<$$$>ren Kierkegaard, Concluding Unscientific Postscript
Reason, Passion and the Religious Hypothesis: William James, The Will to Believe
The Meaning of Religious Language: John Wisdom, Gods
Specimen Questions
Suggestions for Further Reading
Science and Method
Four Types of Explanation

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