Western Philosophy An Anthology

ISBN-10: 0631186271

ISBN-13: 9780631186274

Edition: 1996

Authors: John Cottingham, John Cottingham

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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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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

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
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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