Classics of Philosophy: Volume II: Modern and Contemporary

Paperback | August 1, 1997

EditorLouis P. Pojman

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Classics of Philosophy: Volume II, Modern and Contemporary covers the works of philosophers from Descartes to Rawls. Ideal for courses in modern and contemporary philosophy, it includes forty-eight extensive selections--seventeen of them complete--from twenty-nine philosophers. This collectionoffers an unrivaled introduction to the major works of these periods. A lucid introduction, including a brief biographical sketch, accompanies each of the featured philosophers. Also look for Classics of Philosophy: Volume I, Ancient and Medieval, which covers the works of philosophers from Thales to William of Ockham. In addition, there is a single-volume edition available that combines Volume I and Volume II, providing the most comprehensive anthology of writings inwestern philosophy in print.

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Classics of Philosophy: Volume II, Modern and Contemporary covers the works of philosophers from Descartes to Rawls. Ideal for courses in modern and contemporary philosophy, it includes forty-eight extensive selections--seventeen of them complete--from twenty-nine philosophers. This collectionoffers an unrivaled introduction to the maj...

Louis P. Pojman is Professor of Philosophy at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is the author or editor of over twenty books and numerous articles.

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:816 pages, 7.52 × 9.21 × 1.1 inPublished:August 1, 1997Publisher:Oxford University Press

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PrefacePart III: The Modern Period15. Rene Descartes16. Thomas Hobbes17. Blaise Pascal18. Baruch Spinoza19. Gottfried WIlhelm Leinbniz20. John Locke21. George Berkeley22. William Paley23. David Hume24. Immanuel Kant25. Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel26. Arthur Schopenhauer27. Soren Kierkegaard28. John Stuart Mill29. Karl Marx30. Friedrich NietzschePart IV: The Contemporary Period31. W. K. Clifford32. Charles S. Pierce33. William James34. Bertrand Russell35. G. E. Moore36. Ludwig Wittgenstein37. Edmund Husserl38. Martin Heidegger39. Jean Paul Sartre40. A. J. Ayer41. W. V. O. Quine42. Nelson Goodman43. John Rawls