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First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of Philosophic Classics continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students. Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers.

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  • Paperback | 1232 pages
  • 177.8 x 231.14 x 45.72mm | 1,678.28g
  • Taylor & Francis Inc
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Philadelphia, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 6th Revised edition
  • 0205783864
  • 9780205783861
  • 1,785,711

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"Esteemed for providing the best available translations, Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida, features complete works or complete sections of the most important works by the major thinkers, as well as shorter samples from transitional thinkers." First published in 1961, Forrest E. Baird's revision of "Philosophic Classics, "Pearson Education's long-standing anthology (available in split volumes), continues the tradition of providing generations of students with high quality course material. Using the complete works, or where appropriate, complete sections of works, this anthology allows philosophers to speak directly to students. "For more information on the period volumes that are available please see below: " Philosophicl Classics, Volume I: Ancient Philosophy, 6/E "ISBN-10: 0205783856" Philosophicl Classics, Volume II: Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy, 6/E "ISBN-10: 0205783902" Philosophic Classics, Volume III: Modern Philosophy, 6/E "ISBN-10: 0205783899"

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About Forrest E. Baird

Forrest Baird has taught at Whitworth since 1978. In addition to teaching a variety of courses in philosophy, most summers he teaches for Fuller Theological Seminary in extension programs throughout the West. Dr. Baird has a B.A. from Westmont, an M.Div. From Fuller, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in philosophy from Claremont Graduate University. Dr. Baird's most recent scholarly work has been editing the six-volume Philosophic Classics series. His other works include editing the book, Human Thought and Action: Readings in Western Intellectual History, and co-authoring (with Jack Rogers) Introduction to Philosophy: A Case Study Approach.

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Table of contents

PREFACE ANCIENT GREEK PHILOSOPHY SOCRATES AND PLATO Euthyphro Apology Crito Phaedo Republic ARISTOTLE Physics Metaphysics On the Soul Nicomachean Ethics HELLENISTIC AND ROMAN PHILOSOPHY EPICURUS Letter to Menoeceus Principal Doctrines EPICTETUS Handbook (Enchiridion) PYRRHO AND SEXTUS EMPIRICUS Outlines of Pyrrhonism PLOTINUS Enneads CHRISTIANITY AND MEDIEVAL PHILOSOPHY AUGUSTINE 272 Confessions City of God BOETHIUS The Consolation of Philosophy ANSELM (AND GUANILO) Proslogion Gaunilo and Anselm: Debate (selections) HILDEGARD OF BINGEN Scivias MOSES MAIMONIDES The Guide for the Perplexed THOMAS AQUINAS Summa Theologica (selections) WILLIAM OF OCKHAM Summa Logicae GIOVANNI PICO DELLA MIRANDOLA Oration on the Dignity of Man (in part) MODERN PHILOSOPHY RENE DESCARTES Meditations on the First Philosophy Correspondence with Princess Elizabeth (selections) THOMAS HOBBES Leviathan BLAISE PASCAL Pensees (selections) BARUCH SPINOZA Ethics JOHN LOCKE An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (abridged) GOTTFRIED LEIBNIZ Discourse on Metaphysics The Monadology GEORGE BERKELEY Three Dialogues Between Hylas and Philonous DAVID HUME An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding JEAN-JACQUES ROUSSEAU The Social Contract (Book I) IMMANUEL KANT Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals On a Supposed Right to Lie From Altruistic Motives MARY WOLLSTONECRAFT A Vindication of the Rights of Woman NINETEENTH-CENTURY PHILOSOPHY G.W.F. HEGEL Phenomenology of Spirit Lectures on the History of Philosophy JOHN STUART MILL Utilitarianism SOREN KIERKEGAARD Fear and Trembling Concluding Unscientific Postscript KARL MARX Economic and Philosophical Manuscripts of 1844 Manifesto of the Communist Party A Contribution to the Critique of Political Economy Notes on Bakunin's Statehood and Anarchy CHARLES SANDERS PEIRCE The Fixation of Belief WILLIAM JAMES Pragmatism (Lecture II: What Pragmatism Means) FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHE The Birth of Tragedy The Gay Science Twilight of the Idols The Anti-Christ TWENTIETH-CENTURY PHILOSOPHY EDMUND HUSSERL Phenomenology W.E.B. DU BOIS The Souls of Black Folks BERTRAND RUSSELL The Problems of Philosophy MARTIN HEIDEGGER Introduction to Metaphysics LUDWIG WITTGENSTEIN Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus Philosophical Investigations JEAN-PAUL SARTRE Existentialism Is a Humanism SIMONE DE BEAUVOIR The Second Sex (Introduction) WILLARD VAN ORMAN QUINE Two Dogmas of Empiricism JACQUES DERRIDA Of Grammatology ("The Written Being/The Being Written")

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