Classics of Philosophy: Volume II: Modern and Contemporary

Classics of Philosophy: Volume II: Modern and Contemporary

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Classics of Philosophy: Volume II, Modern and Contemporary covers the works of philosophers from Descartes to Rawls. Ideal for courses in modern and contemporary philosophy, it includes forty-eight extensive selections-seventeen of them complete-from twenty-nine philosophers. This collection offers an unrivaled introduction to the major works of these periods. A lucid introduction, including a brief biographical sketch, accompanies each of the featured philosophers. Also look for Classics of Philosophy: Volume I, Ancient and Medieval, which covers the works of philosophers from Thales to William of Ockham. In addition, there is a single-volume edition available that combines Volume I and Volume II, providing the most comprehensive anthology of writings in western philosophy in print.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 816 pages
  • 188 x 232 x 32mm | 1,179.33g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195116461
  • 9780195116465

About Louis P. Pojman

Louis P. Pojman is Professor of Philosophy at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is the author or editor of over twenty books and numerous articles.show more

Table of contents

PREFACE; PART III: THE MODERN PERIOD; PART IV: THE CONTEMPORARY PERIODshow more

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