Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy

ISBN-10: 1405141794

ISBN-13: 9781405141796

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: Anthony Kenny

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This text sets out the story of the development of western philosophy, from Anaximander to Wittgenstein. The concepts and arguments of the philosophers are presented in a manner designed to be intelligible to modern readers.
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List price: $35.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/28/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 420
Size: 9.75" wide x 7.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.770
Language: English

List of Illustrations
Philosophy in its Infancy
The Milesians
The School of Parmenides
The Atomists
The Athens of Socrates
The Athenian Empire
The Sophists
The Euthyphro
The Crito
The Phaedo
The Philosophy of Plato
Life and Works
The Theory of Ideas
Plato's Republic
The Theaetetus and the Sophist
The System of Aristotle
Plato's Pupil, Alexander's Teacher
The Foundation of Logic
The Theory of Drama
Moral Philosophy: Virtue and Happiness
Moral Philosophy: Wisdom and Understanding
Science and Explanation
Words and Things
Motion and Change
Soul, Sense, and Intellect
Greek Philosophy after Aristotle
The Hellenistic Era
Rome and its Empire
Jesus of Nazareth
Christianity and Gnosticism
Early Christian Philosophy
Arianism and Orthodoxy
The Theology of Incarnation
The Life of Augustine
The City of God and the Mystery of Grace
Boethius and Philoponus
Early Medieval Philosophy
John the Scot
Alkindi and Avicenna
The Feudal System
Saint Anselm
Abelard and Heloise
Abelard's Logic
Abelard's Ethics
Philosophy in the Thirteenth Century
An Age of Innovation
Saint Bonaventure
Thirteenth-Century Logic
Aquinas' Life and Works
Aquinas' Natural Theology
Matter, Form, Substance, and Accident
Aquinas on Essence and Existence
Aquinas' Philosophy of Mind
Aquinas' Moral Philosophy
Oxford Philosophers
The Fourteenth-Century University
Duns Scotus
Ockham's Logic of Language
Ockham's Political Theory
The Oxford Calculators
John Wyclif
Renaissance Philosophy
The Renaissance
Free-will: Rome vs. Louvain
Renaissance Platonism
More's Utopia
The Reformation
Post-Reformation Philosophy
Bruno and Galileo
Francis Bacon
The Age of Descartes
The Wars of Religion
The Life of Descartes
The Doubt and the Cogito
The Essence of Mind
God, Mind, and Body
The Material World
English Philosophy in the Seventeenth Century
The Empiricism of Thomas Hobbes
Hobbes' Political Philosophy
The Political Theory of John Locke
Locke on Ideas and Qualities
Substances and Persons
Continental Philosophy in the Age of Louis XIV
Blaise Pascal
Spinoza and Malebranche
British Philosophy in the Eighteenth Century
Hume's Philosophy of Mind
Hume on Causation
Reid and Common Sense
The Enlightenment
The Philosophes
Revolution and Romanticism
The Critical Philosophy of Kant
Kant's Copernican Revolution
The Transcendental Aesthetic
The Transcendental Analytic: The Deduction of the Categories
The Transcendental Analytic: The System of Principles
The Transcendental Dialectic: The Paralogisms of Pure Reason
The Transcendental Dialectic: The Antinomies of Pure Reason
The Transcendental Dialectic: The Critique of Natural Theology
Kant's Moral Philosophy
German Idealism and Materialism
Marx and the Young Hegelians
Capitalism and its Discontents
The Utilitarians
Jeremy Bentham
The Utilitarianism of J. S. Mill
Mill's Logic
Three Nineteenth-Century Philosophers
Three Modern Masters
Charles Darwin
John Henry Newman
Sigmund Freud
Logic and the Foundations of Mathematics
Frege's Logic
Frege's Logicism
Frege's Philosophy of Logic
Russell's Paradox
Russell's Theory of Descriptions
Logical Analysis
The Philosophy of Wittgenstein
Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
Logical Positivism
Philosophical Investigations
Suggestions for Further Reading
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