The World's Great Philosophers

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Robert L. Arrington
John Wiley & Sons, Apr 15, 2008 - Philosophy - 384 pages
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The World's Great Philosophers provides an introduction toand overview of some of the most profound and influential thinkersin the history of philosophy.

  • Presents an introduction to and overview of some of the mostprofound and influential thinkers in the history ofphilosophy.
  • Contains 40 essays, written by an outstanding internationalassembly of scholars.
  • Provides cogent and accessible discussion of key philosophersfrom around the world.
  • Conveys the historical panorama of philosophical thought on thenature of reality, the human condition, and basic humanvalues.
 

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Contents

1 Aquinas
1
2 Aristotle
9
3 Augustine
23
4 Berkeley
30
5 The Buddha
37
6 Confucius
46
7 Derrida
53
8 Descartes
59
22 Locke
195
23 Marx
203
24 Mencius
211
25 Mozi Mo Tzu
217
26 Na ga rjuna
223
27 Nietzsche
229
28 Plato
240
29 Quine
253

9 Dewey
69
10 Foucault
77
11 Frege
82
12 Hegel
92
13 Heidegger
105
14 Hobbes
118
15 Hume
126
16 Husserl
138
17 James
148
18 Kant
158
19 Kierkegaard
173
20 Laozi Lao Tzu
179
21 Leibniz
187
30 Ra ma nuja
261
31 Rorty
267
32 Russell
272
33 S an kara
280
34 Sartre
291
35 Socrates
302
36 Spinoza
309
37 Wittgenstein
316
38 Xunzi Hsün Tzu
333
39 Zhuangzi Chuang Tzu
341
40 Zhu Xi Chu Hsi
351
Index
357
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Robert L. Arrington is Emeritus Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University. He is author of Rationalism, Realism, and Relativism (1989) and Western Ethics (Blackwell, 1997). He is editor of A Companion to the Philosophers (Blackwell, 1999) and co-editor of three volumes of essays on the philosophy of Wittgenstein.

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