Classics of Philosophy
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Louis P. Pojman (ed.)
Oxford University Press (2003)
Classics of Philosophy, 2/e, is the most comprehensive anthology of writings in Western philosophy in print. Spanning 2500 years of thought, it is ideal for introduction to philosophy and history of philosophy courses that are structured chronologically. More than seventy works by forty-two philosophers as well as fragments from the Pre-Socratics are included, offering students and general readers alike an extensive and economical collection of the major works of the Western tradition. This anthology contains the most important writings from Thales to Rawls; seventeen of these are complete works, while the others are judiciously abridged so that little of value to the student is lost. Unabridged works include such classics as Plato's The Apology, Descartes's Meditations on First Philosophy, Leibniz's The Monadology, Hume's An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding, Kant's Foundation for the Metaphysic of Morals, Mill's Utilitarianism, Russell's A Free Man's Worship, Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism, and Rawls's "Justice as Fairness." A lucid introduction, including a brief biographical sketch, accompanies each of the featured philosophers. Classics of Philosophy, 2/e, provides an extensive view of the most significant stages of growth in Western philosophy, including its birth with the Pre-Socratics as well as its contemporary developments. The second edition includes new selections by Augustine, Berkeley, Hume, Wollstonecraft, Nagel, and Foot.
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$17.99 new (70% off) $57.28 direct from Amazon (5% off) Amazon page|
|Call number||B21.C557 2003|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Livio Rossetti (2004). Plato on the Pre-Socratics. In Jorge J. E. Gracia & Jiyuan Yu (eds.), Uses and Abuses of the Classics: Western Interpretations of Greek Philosophy. Ashgate Pub..
Jorge J. E. Gracia & Jiyuan Yu (eds.) (2004). Uses and Abuses of the Classics: Western Interpretations of Greek Philosophy. Ashgate Pub..
Terence Irwin (1989). Classical Thought. Oxford University Press.
Daniel M. Hausman, Philosophy of Economics. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Daniel M. Hausman (ed.) (2008). The Philosophy of Economics: An Anthology. Cambridge University Press.
Steven M. Cahn (ed.) (2005). Ten Essential Texts in the Philosophy of Religion: Classics and Contemporary Issues. Oxford University Press.
Steven M. Cahn (ed.) (2002). Classics of Political and Moral Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
Scott MacDonald (2004). Augustine and Neo-Platonism. In Jorge J. E. Gracia & Jiyuan Yu (eds.), Uses and Abuses of the Classics: Western Interpretations of Greek Philosophy. Ashgate Pub..
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?