Twentieth Century Philosophy

ISBN-10: 0130215341

ISBN-13: 9780130215345

Edition: 2nd 2000

Authors: Forrest E. Baird, Walter Kaufmann

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For courses in 20th-century Philosophy, or as part of courses on Contemporary Philosophy, or courses on Epistemology or Metaphysics that take a historical approach, or courses on recent Continental Philosophy or Anglo-American Philosophy. Designed to be accessible to today's students, this anthology of readings in twentieth-century philosophical classics includes recent European and American philosophers and texts that are presently seen as classics or as emerging classics. It features the best available translations of textscomplete works or complete selections of workswhich are both central to each philosopher's thought and are widely accepted as part of the canon. The selections are readable and accessible, while still being faithful to the original. Introductions to each philosopher, an abundance of drawings, diagrams, photographs, and a timeline keep students focused throughout.
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List price: $41.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/22/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 439
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.21" long x 0.67" tall
Weight: 1.540
Language: English

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.

Introduction: A Map of Twentieth-Century Philosophy
Phenomenology (from Encyclopaedia Brittanica)
The Crisis of European Science and Transcendental Phenomenology (Part III, A, 33 and 34)
The Quest for Certainty (Chapter 10)
Alfred North Whitehead
Process and Reality (Selections)
The Souls of Black Folks (Chapter 1)
The Problems of Philosophy (Chapters 1, 5, and 15)
Mysticism and Logic
The Refutation of Idealism
An Introduction to Metaphysics (Chapter 1)
Building Dwelling Thinking
Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Preface, 1-3.1431, 6.4-7)
Philosophical Investigations (I 1-47, 65-71,241, 257-258, 305, and 309)
Language, Truth and Logic (Chapter 1)
Truth and Method (Selections from Part II)
Being and Nothingness (Chapter 2)
Existentialism Is a Humanism
The Second Sex (Introduction)
Two Dogmas of Empiricism
Phenomenology of Perception (Preface)
How to Do Things with Words (Lectures 1 and 2)
The Method of Truth in Metaphysics
What Is an Author?
Truth and Power
Signature, Event, Context
Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (Selections from Chapter 4)
The Conversation Continues: Emerging Classics Since 1980
The Sex Which is Not One (Selections)
The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity (Lecture XI, Parts II and III)
The Many Faces of Realism (Lecture I)
Overcoming Epistemology
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