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    DescriptionIn his exemplary clear style, Warburton introduces and assesses twenty-seven philosophical classics from Plato's Republic to Rawls' A Theory of Justice. For the third edition there is new text design and revised further reading make this the ideal book for all students, while three new chapters on Nietzsche's Beyond Good and Evil, Russell's The Problems of Philosophy and Sartre's Existentialism and Humanism mean that all the A Level set texts are covered. This brisk and invigorating tour through the great books of western philosophy explores the works of Plato, Aristotle, Boethius, Machiavelli, Descartes, Hobbes, Spinoza, Locke, Hume, Rousseau, Kant, Schopenhauer, Mill, Kierkegaard, Marx and Engels, Nietzsche, Russell, Ayer, Sartre, Wittgenstein, and Rawls. Offering twenty-seven guidebooks for the price of one, this is the most comprehensive introduction to philosophers and their texts currently available.


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    Title
    Philosophy
    Subtitle
    The Classics
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Nigel Warburton
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 280
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 22 mm
    Weight: 299 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780415356299
    ISBN 10: 0415356296
    Classifications

    BIC E4L: PHI
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S2.1
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    BIC subject category V2: HP
    B&T General Subject: 610
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    B&T Merchandise Category: STX
    Abridged Dewey: 100
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: PHI002000, PHI009000
    DC22: 100
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15200
    BISAC V2.8: PHI031000, PHI026000
    LC classification: B72 .W37 2006
    Thema V1.0: QD
    Edition
    3, Revised
    Edition statement
    3rd Revised edition
    Publisher
    Taylor & Francis Ltd
    Imprint name
    ROUTLEDGE
    Publication date
    13 July 2006
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Review quote
    'The challenge is to convey to the modern reader the perennial freshness of ideas which might otherwise be clouded by historical scholarship. Nigel Warburton rises to the challenge with admirable skill.' - The Times
    Table of contents
    1. Plato: The Republic 2. Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics 3. Boethius: The Consolation of Philosophy 4. Niccolo Machiavelli: The Prince 5. Rene Descartes: Meditations 6. Thomas Hobbes: Leviathan 7. Baruch de Spinoza: Ethics 8. John Locke: An Essay Concerning Human Understanding 9. John Locke: Second Treatise of Government 10. David Hume: An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding 11. David Hume: Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion 12. Jean-Jacques Rousseau: The Social Contract 13. Immanuel Kant: Critique of Pure Reason 14. Immanuel Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals 15. Arthur Schopenhauer: The World as Will and Idea 16. John Stuart Mill: On Liberty 17. John Stuart Mill: Utilitarianism 18. Soren Kierkegaard Either/Or 19. Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: The German Ideology, Part 1. 20. Friedrich Nietzsche: Beyond Good and Evil 21. Friedrich Nietzsche: On the Genealogy of Morality 22. Bertrand Russell: The Problems of Philosophy 23. A.J. Ayer: Language, Truth and Logic 24. Jean-Paul Sartre: Being and Nothingness 25. Jean-Paul Sartre: Existentialism and Humanism 26. Ludwig Wittgenstein: Philosophical Investigations 27. John Rawls: A Theory of Justice