Philosophy: The Classics

Philosophy: The Classics

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Now in its fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics is a brisk and invigorating tour through the great books of western philosophy. In his exemplary clear style, Nigel Warburton introduces and assesses thirty-two philosophical classics from Platoa€™s Republic to Rawlsa€™ A Theory of Justice. The fourth edition includes new material on: Montaigne Essays Thomas Paine Rights of Man R.G. Collingwood The Principles of Art Karl Popper The Open Society and Its Enemies Thomas Kuhn The Structure of Scientific Revolutions With a glossary and suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter, this is an ideal starting point for anyone interested in philosophy.He also described his own experience of neardeath, and reflected thathis fear of death itselfwas substantially less when it seemed imminent than when it seemed unlikely. ... Themes. Montaignea#39;s essayscover such awide range of topics including cowardice, fear, cannibalism, prayer, solitude, drunkenness, cruelty and theresemblance of children to their fathers, that theydefy simple summary.The commonanbsp;...

Title:Philosophy: The Classics
Author:Nigel Warburton
Publisher:Routledge - 2014-02-03


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