A History of Western Philosophy

A History of Western Philosophy : The Twentieth Century of Quine and Derrida, Volume V

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A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY examines the nature of philosophical enterprise and philosophy's role in Western culture. Jones and Fogelin weave key passages from classic philosophy works into their comments and criticisms, giving A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY the combined advantages of a source book and textbook. The text concentrates on major figures in each historical period, combining exposition with direct quotations from the philosophers themselves. The text places philosophers in appropriate cultural context and shows how their theories reflect the concerns of their times.
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  • Paperback | 475 pages
  • 156 x 226 x 22mm | 762.03g
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 3rd edition
  • 0155003798
  • 9780155003798
  • 960,716

Table of contents

Preface. Introduction. The World We Live In. Three Philosophies of Process: Bergson, Dewey, And Whitehead. Moore and the Revival of Realism. Frege and the Revolution in Logic. Russell. The Tractatus. Logical Positivism. Husserl and the Phenomenological Tradition. Heidegger. Sartre. The Later Wittgenstein. Ordinary Language Philosophy. Quine. Derrida. Notes. Suggestions for Further Reading. Glossary. Index.
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About W. T. Jones

Robert J. Fogelin is Professor of Philosophy and Sherman Fairchild Professor in the Humanities at Dartmouth College.
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