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Since Socrates: A Concise Source Book of Classic Readings


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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Understand and analyze the great historical texts in philosophy with SINCE SOCRATES! Designed as a concise source book, this historically organized anthology provides you the tools you need to get a good grade. The readings are centered on three critical questions: ethics and the quest for the good life, truth and the problem of knowledge, and the existence of God. Brief introductions to each reading give essential biographical and contextual information on each of the philosophers to enhance your understanding. Studying is made easy with the book-specific website that contains tools such as essay questions, web links, and tutorial quizzes.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Introduction. Timeline. PROLOGUE: BEFORE SOCRATES. The Vedas, Brahman, and Buddhism. Rg Veda. Bhagavad Gita. Teachings of the Buddha. Confucianism. Confucius/The Analects. Taoism. Lao-Tze/Tao Te Ching. Chuang Tze/Selections. The Pre-Socratics. Thales/Selections. Pythagoras/Selections. Heraclitus/Selections. Parmenides/The Way of Truth.
1. SOCRATES AND PLATO. Apology. Euthyphro. Crito. Meno. Phaedo. Symposium. Phaedrus. Republic.
2. ARISTOTLE. Nicomachean Ethics. Categories. Metaphysics. Physics.
3. SEXTUS EMPIRICUS. From Outlines of Pyrrhonism.
4. ST. AUGUSTINE. The Problem of Evil (City of God, XI, XIV).
5. ST. ANSELM. The Ontological Proof of God.
6. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS. The Five Ways.
7. THOMAS HOBBES. Leviathan (13-15).
8. RENE DESCARTES. Meditations.
9. JOHN LOCKE. Essay on Human Understanding. From An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. On Personal Identity. From The Second Treatise on Government.
10. GOTTFRIED WILHELM VON LEIBNIZ. Monadology.
11. BISHOP GEORGE BERKELEY. Of the Principles of Human Knowledge.
12. DAVID HUME. Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. There Is No Self. Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (continued). Treatise of Human Nature. From Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.
13. IMMANUEL KANT. Critique of Pure Reason. Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals.
14. G.W.F. HEGEL. The Phenomenology of Spirit.
15. SOREN KIERKEGAARD. Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments.
16. JOHN STUART MILL. Utilitarianism. On Liberty.
17. FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE. Gay Science. Beyond Good and Evil. The Genealogy of Morality. Twilight of the Idols. On Truth. On the Will to Power. On Eternal Recurrence.
18. WILLIAM JAMES. The Will to Believe.
19. BERTRAND RUSSELL. The Problems of Philosophy.
20. LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN. Philosophical Investigations.
21. JEAN-PAUL SARTRE. Existentialism Is a Humanism. Being and Nothingness.
22. SIMONE DE BEAUVIOR. The Ethics of Ambiguity.
23. MICHEL FOUCAULT. Truth and Power.

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Introduction. Timeline. PROLOGUE: BEFORE SOCRATES. The Vedas, Brahman, and Buddhism. Rg Veda. Bhagavad Gita. Teachings of the Buddha. Confucianism. Confucius/The Analects. Taoism. Lao-Tze/Tao Te Ching. Chuang Tze/Selections. The Pre-Socratics. Thales/Selections. Pythagoras/Selections. Heraclitus/Selections. Parmenides/The Way of Truth. 1. SOCRATES AND PLATO. Apology. Euthyphro. Crito. Meno. Phaedo. Symposium. Phaedrus. Republic. 2. ARISTOTLE. Nicomachean Ethics. Categories. Metaphysics. Physics. 3. SEXTUS EMPIRICUS. From Outlines of Pyrrhonism. 4. ST. AUGUSTINE. The Problem of Evil (City of God, XI, XIV). 5. ST. ANSELM. The Ontological Proof of God. 6. ST. THOMAS AQUINAS. The Five Ways. 7. THOMAS HOBBES. Leviathan (13-15). 8. RENE DESCARTES. Meditations. 9. JOHN LOCKE. Essay on Human Understanding. From An Essay Concerning Human Understanding. On Personal Identity. From The Second Treatise on Government. 10. GOTTFRIED WILHELM VON LEIBNIZ. Monadology. 11. BISHOP GEORGE BERKELEY. Of the Principles of Human Knowledge. 12. DAVID HUME. Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. There Is No Self. Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (continued). Treatise of Human Nature. From Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding. 13. IMMANUEL KANT. Critique of Pure Reason. Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals. 14. G.W.F. HEGEL. The Phenomenology of Spirit. 15. SOREN KIERKEGAARD. Concluding Unscientific Postscript to Philosophical Fragments. 16. JOHN STUART MILL. Utilitarianism. On Liberty. 17. FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE. Gay Science. Beyond Good and Evil. The Genealogy of Morality. Twilight of the Idols. On Truth. On the Will to Power. On Eternal Recurrence. 18. WILLIAM JAMES. The Will to Believe. 19. BERTRAND RUSSELL. The Problems of Philosophy. 20. LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN. Philosophical Investigations. 21. JEAN-PAUL SARTRE. Existentialism Is a Humanism. Being and Nothingness. 22. SIMONE DE BEAUVIOR. The Ethics of Ambiguity. 23. MICHEL FOUCAULT. Truth and Power.
EAN: 9780534633288
ISBN: 0534633285
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WADSWORTH INC FULFILLMENT
Erscheinungsdatum: Mai 2004
Seitenanzahl: 654 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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