Philosophy: The Classics

Philosophy: The Classics

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Nigel Warburton's Philosophy: The Classics is a clear and concise introduction to twenty of the great works of Western Philosophy, a glossary and suggestions for further reading are included to make it ideal as a starting point for any further study of philosophy. From Plato's Republic to Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations, it explains the most important features of each classic in a way that doesn't assume any previous knowledge of philosophy.
In his best-selling earlier book, Philosophy: The Basics, Nigel Warbuton covered areas and key arguments in contemporary philosophy. In Philosophy: The Classics , he covers the history and key writings in philosophy. The books together give us a comprehensive and clear introduction to philosophy past and present.
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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 129.54 x 198.12 x 17.78mm | 249.47g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0415146925
  • 9780415146920

Table of contents

Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Plato The Republic 2. Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics 3. Rene Descartes Meditations 4. Thomas Hobbes Leviathan 5. John Locke An Essay Concerning Human Understanding 6. John Locke Secnd Treatise on Civil Government 7. David Hume An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding 8. David Hume Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion 9. Jean-Jacques Rousseau The Social Contract 10. Immanuel Kant The Critique of Pure Reason 11. Immanuel Kant The Groundwork to the Metaphysic of Morals 12. Schopenhauer The World as Will and Idea 13. John Stuart Mill Utilitarianism 14. John Stuart Mill On Liberty 15. Soren Kierkegaard Either/Or 16. Karl Marx and Frederick Engels The German Ideology, Part One 17. Friederich Nietzsche On the Genealogy of Morality 18. A.J. Ayer Language, Truth and Logic 19. Jean-Paul Sartre Being and Nothingness 20. Ludwig Wittgenstein Philosophical Investigations Index.
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