Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida

Philosophic Classics: From Plato to Derrida

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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
  • 203 x 254 x 43.18mm | 1,950g
  • Routledge Member of the Taylor and Francis Group
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • New edition
  • 6th ed.
  • 0205783864
  • 9780205783861
  • 2,495,491

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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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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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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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