Philosophy 100 Essential Thinkers

Philosophy 100 Essential Thinkers

PHILOSOPHY 100 ESSENTIAL THINKERS t does it mean to live a good life? Many of the fundamental questions of philosophy are questions that we begin to ask ourselves as young adults when we look at the world around us, at ourselves, and try to make sense of things. This engaging and accessible book invites the reader to explore the..

Night Passages: Philosophy, Literature and Film

Night Passages: Philosophy, Literature and Film

NIGHT PASSAGES: PHILOSOPHY, LITERATURE AND FILM ..

The Will to Believe, Human Immortality and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy

The Will to Believe, Human Immortality and Other Essays in Popular Philosophy

THE WILL TO BELIEVE, HUMAN IMMORTALITY AND OTHER ESSAYS IN POPULAR PHILOSOPHY ributed greatly to the burgeoning fields of psychology, particularly in the areas of education, religion, mysticism and pragmatism. The brother of novelist Henry James and of diarist Alice James, William wrote several powerful essays expressing his ideas on the pragmatic theory of truth, sentience, ..

Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar : Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes

Plato and a Platypus Walk Into a Bar   : Understanding Philosophy Through Jokes

PLATO AND A PLATYPUS WALK INTO A BAR : UNDERSTANDING PHILOSOPHY THROUGH JOKES is the hilarious philosophy course everyone wishes they'd had in school Outrageously funny, Plato and a Platypus Walk into a Bar has been a breakout bestseller ever since authorsand born vaudevilliansThomas Cathcart and Daniel Klein did their schtick on NPR's Weekend Edition. Lively, original,..

Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 (Books on Western Philosophy)

Economic and Philosophic Manuscripts of 1844 (Books on Western Philosophy)

ECONOMIC AND PHILOSOPHIC MANUSCRIPTS OF 1844 (BOOKS ON WESTERN PHILOSOPHY) ent attained global importance after the Bolsheviks toppled the Russian Czar in 1917. After that time the works of Karl Marx and Frederick Engels, especially the influential Communist Manifesto (1848), enjoyed an international audience. The world was to learn a new political vocabulary peppered with..

Pooh and the Philosophers: In Which It Is Shown That All of Western Philosophy Is Merely a Preamble to Winnie-the-Pooh

Pooh and the Philosophers: In Which It Is Shown That All of Western Philosophy Is Merely a Preamble to Winnie-the-Pooh

POOH AND THE PHILOSOPHERS: IN WHICH IT IS SHOWN THAT ALL OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY IS MERELY A PREAMBLE TO WINNIE-THE-POOH eas of all the great philosophers of the West, such as Aristotle, Plato, and Camus, can be found in the tales of Pooh, demonstrating that their philosophies can be seen throughout the varied collection of Pooh tales...

History as a System and other Essays Toward a Philosophy of History

History as a System and other Essays Toward a Philosophy of History

HISTORY AS A SYSTEM AND OTHER ESSAYS TOWARD A PHILOSOPHY OF HISTORY e Sportive Origin of the State,” “Unity and Diversity of Europe,” “Man the Technician,” and “History as a System.” The essays by Ortega in this volume were originally published under the title Toward a Philosophy of History...

Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy

Readings in Classical Chinese Philosophy

READINGS IN CLASSICAL CHINESE PHILOSOPHY ed selections from the works of Kongzi (Confucius), Mengzi (Mencius), Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu), and Xunzi (Hsun Tzu); two new works, the dialogues Robber Zhi and White Horse; a concise general introduction; brief introductions to, and selective bibliographies for, each work; and four appendices that sh..

A Companion To The Philosophy Of Biology (Blackwell Companions To Philosophy)

A Companion To The Philosophy Of Biology (Blackwell Companions To Philosophy)

A COMPANION TO THE PHILOSOPHY OF BIOLOGY (BLACKWELL COMPANIONS TO PHILOSOPHY) olars in the field, this volume offers detailed overviews of philosophical issues raised by biology. Brings together a team of eminent scholars to explore the philosophical issues raised by biologyAddresses traditional and emerging topics, spanning molecular biology and genetics, evolution, develop..

Beginning of Philosophy

Beginning of Philosophy

BEGINNING OF PHILOSOPHY Hans-Georg Gadamer explores the layers of interpretation and misinterpretation that have built up over twenty-five hundred years of pre-socratic scholarship. Moving easily from such ancient interpreters as Simplicius and Diogenes Laertius to the nineteenth-century German historicists to Hegel, Nietz..