Philosophy: Key Texts

Paperback | May 15, 2012

byJulian Baggini, Gareth Southwell

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Designed for complete beginners, Philosophy: Key Texts is an introduction to philosophy and gives a clear, readable overview of some of the major texts of Plato, Descartes, Hume, Mill and Nietzsche. As well as providing help in how to analyze these sources, the authors encourage the reader to question the arguments and positions presented.

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Designed for complete beginners, Philosophy: Key Texts is an introduction to philosophy and gives a clear, readable overview of some of the major texts of Plato, Descartes, Hume, Mill and Nietzsche. As well as providing help in how to analyze these sources, the authors encourage the reader to question the arguments and positions presen...

JULIAN BAGGINI is Philosopher and also editor and co-founder of The Philosophers' Magazine. He has a PhD on the philosophy of personal identity and is the author, co-author or editor of 17 popular philosophy books. His monthly philosophy podcast is available on iTunes or via the website. He has written for numerous newspapers and maga...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:216 pages, 9.14 × 5.6 × 0.48 inPublished:May 15, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230296629

ISBN - 13:9780230296626

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Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Plato: Republic (c.375 BC)
René Descartes: Meditations on First Philosophy (1641)
David Hume: An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (1748)
John Stuart Mill: On Liberty (1859)
Friedrich Nietzsche: Beyond Good and Evil (1886)
Jean-Paul Sartre: Existentialism and Humanism (1947)
Glossary
Further Reading
Index

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"These are very useful books, both of which I would recommend as valuable contributions to introductory literature in the field of philosophy." - Elizabeth Burns, Think