The Great Conversation: Descartes Through Derrida and Quine v. 2

The Great Conversation: Descartes Through Derrida and Quine v. 2

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This best-selling introductory text presents philosophy as an ongoing conversation about humankind's deepest and most persistent concerns. The Great Conversation traces the exchange of ideas between history's key philosophers, demonstrating that while constructing an argument or making a claim, one philosopher almost always has others in mind.The Great Conversation is available in two separate volumes: Volume I covers Hesiod through Descartes (Chapters 1-13); Volume II includes "Moving from Medieval to Modern" (Chapter 12), and coverage of Descartes through Derrida and Quine (Chapters 13-25).show more

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  • Paperback | 584 pages
  • 183.4 x 231.6 x 17.5mm | 716.69g
  • Oxford University Press Inc
  • New York, United States
  • Revised
  • 4th Revised edition
  • numerous halftones
  • 0195175123
  • 9780195175127

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