Philosophic Classics, Volume V

Philosophic Classics, Volume V : Twentieth Century Philosophy

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For courses in 20th-century Philosophy, or as part of courses on Contemporary Philosophy, or courses on Epistemology or Metaphysics that take a historical approach, or courses on recent Continental Philosophy or Anglo-American Philosophy.Designed to be accessible to today's students, this anthology of readings in twentieth-century philosophical classics includes recent European and American philosophers and texts that are presently seen as classics or as emerging classics. It features the best available translations of texts-complete works or complete selections of works-which are both central to each philosopher's thought and are widely accepted as part of the "canon." The selections are readable and accessible, while still being faithful to the original. Introductions to each philosopher, an abundance of drawings, diagrams, photographs, and a timeline keep students focused throughout.show more

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  • Paperback | 439 pages
  • 162.56 x 233.68 x 17.78mm | 771.1g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd edition
  • 0130215341
  • 9780130215345

Table of contents

Introduction: A Map of Twentieth-Century Philosophy. Edmund Husserl. Phenomenology (from Encyclopaedia Brittanica). The Crisis of European Science and Transcendental Phenomenology (Part III, A, 33 and 34).John Dewey. The Quest for Certainty (Chapter 10).Alfred North Whitehead. Process and Reality (Selections).W.E.B. Du Bois. The Souls of Black Folks (Chapter 1).Bertrand Russell. The Problems of Philosophy (Chapters 1, 5, and 15). Mysticism and Logic. G.E. Moore. The Refutation of Idealism. Martin Heidegger. An Introduction to Metaphysics (Chapter 1). Building Dwelling Thinking. Ludwig Wittgenstein. Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus (Preface, 1-3.1431, 6.4-7). Philosophical Investigations (I 1-47, 65-71,241, 257-258, 305, and 309).A. J. Ayer. Language, Truth and Logic (Chapter 1).Hans-Georg Gadamer. Truth and Method (Selections from Part II).Jean-Paul Sartre. Being and Nothingness (Chapter 2). Existentialism Is a Humanism. Simone De Beauvoir. The Second Sex (Introduction).Willard Van Orman Quine. Two Dogmas of Empiricism. Maurice Merleau-Ponty. Phenomenology of Perception (Preface).J.L. Austin. How to Do Things with Words (Lectures 1 and 2).Donald Davidson. The Method of Truth in Metaphysics. Michel Foucault. What Is an Author? Truth and Power. Jacques Derrida. Signature, Event, Context. Richard Rorty. Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature (Selections from Chapter 4).The Conversation Continues: Emerging Classics Since 1980. Luce Irigaray, The Sex Which is Not One (Selections). Jurgen Habermas, The Philosophical Discourse of Modernity (Lecture XI, Parts II and III). Hilary Putnam, The Many Faces of Realism (Lecture I). Charles Taylor, Overcoming Epistemology.show more

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