Classics of Philosophy: Volume III: The Twentieth Century
By (author) Louis P. Pojman
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Classics of Philosophy: Volume III: The Twentieth Century by Louis P. Pojman
Book DescriptionThis is Volume 3 of the most comprehensive anthology of writings in Western philosophy in print. It assembles the classic essays of Western philosophy of the twentieth century which have given shape and value to its character and structure. From logical Positivism, American Pragmatism, and Ordinary Language Philosophy to Continental Philosophy, the selections have been chosen because they are creative, controversial, and typically fascinating. Fifty four selections of thirty nine authors are included, featuring the work of McTaggart, Moore, Russell, Wittgenstein, Carnap. Quine, Ayer, Kipke, Harrison, Gettier, Goldman, Strawson, Ryle, Dennett, Davidson, Putnam, Nagel, Serle, Nozick, Rawls, Hussert, Heidegger, Sartre, Foucault, Derrida, Rourty, and Habermas. Also featured are seminal works in the philosophy of mind, free will/determinism, the debate over religious truth, and political and moral philosophy while the emphasis of the earlier volumes on epistemological and metaphysical issues continues. This is a collection which students and intelligent lay people can use without needing advanced technical ability in logic or semantics. The volume opens with a general essay by the editor on philosophy in the twentieth century; a biographical sketch accompanies each author; and each selection includes by an abstract and short bibliography.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195132830
(236mm x 194mm x 31mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 5-Oct-2000
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Louis P. Pojman
Introduction to Philosophy, Paperback (December 2007)
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Who Are We?, Paperback (August 2005)» View all books by Louis P. Pojman
Explores the question of human nature, seeking to understand who we are by examining the major theories of Western philosophy and religion as well as several traditions in Eastern thought. This work includes chapters on the Hebrew/Christian view, the contrasting classical Greek views, the medieval view, the Hindu and Buddhist views, and more.
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