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A new history of Western philosophy : in four parts /

Here readers will find not only an authoritative guide to the history of philosophy, but also a compelling introduction to every major area of philosophical inquiry. --from publisher description

Main Author: Kenny, Anthony, 1931-
Format: Book
Language: English
Published: Oxford ; New York : Clarendon Press/Oxford University Press, 2012.
Subjects:
Table of Contents:
  • Part 1: Ancient philosophy. Beginnings: from Pythagoras to Plato
  • Schools of thought: from Aristotle to Augustine
  • How to argue: logic
  • Knowledge and its limits: epistemology
  • How things happen: physics
  • What there is: metaphysics
  • Soul and mind
  • How to live: ethics
  • God.
  • Part 2: Medieval philosophy. Philosophy and faith: Augustine to Maimonides
  • The schoolmen: from the twelfth century to the Renaissance
  • Logic and language
  • Knowledge
  • Physics
  • Metaphysics
  • Mind and soul
  • Ethics
  • God.
  • Part 3: The rise of modern philosophy. Sixteenth-century philosophy
  • Descartes to Berkeley
  • Hume to Hegel
  • Knowledge
  • Physics
  • Metaphysics
  • Mind and soul
  • Ethics
  • Political philosophy
  • God.
  • Part 4: Philosophy in the modern world. Bentham to Nietzsche
  • Pierce to Strawson
  • Freud to Derrida
  • Logic
  • Language
  • Epistemology
  • Metaphysics
  • Philosophy of mind
  • Ethics
  • Aesthetics
  • Political philosophy
  • God.