Connections to the World: The Basic Concepts of Philosophy

University of California Press (1997)
Abstract
Arthur C. Danto's lucid introduction to the central topics of Western philosophical thought remains an unparalleled guide to problems in metaphysics and epistemology that have engaged philosophers for several millennia. Examining the work of Plato, Berkeley, Descartes, Hume, and Wittgenstein, Danto explores debates about empiricism, the mind/body problem, the nature of matter, and the status of language, consciousness, and scientific explanation. In a new preface to this edition he considers the current relationship between philosophy and the humanities.
Keywords Philosophy Introductions  Philosophy, Modern
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Call number BD21.D36 1997
ISBN(s) 0520208420   9780520208421
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