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Classics of Western Philosophy

Steven M. Cahn

ISBN 10: 0872208591 / 0-87220-859-1
ISBN 13: 9780872208599
Publisher: Hackett Pub Co
Publication Date: 2007
Binding: Softcover
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Synopsis:
The seventh edition of Steven Cahn's "Classics of Western Philosophy" features several major additions, including selections from Plotinus' "Enneads", Schopenhauer's "The World as Will and Representation", Husserl's "Paris Lectures", Wittgenstein's "Philosophical Investigations", and a new selection from Hegel's "Phenomenology of Spirit". Selections from Aristotle's "Metaphysics" and "On the Soul" have been expanded, while Aristotle's "Physics and Nicomachean Ethics", Hume's "Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding", Mill's "On Liberty", and Russell's "The Problem of Philosophy" have been further abridged. In all, the new edition presents complete texts or substantial selections from fifty-six philosophical masterpieces, in pre-eminent and thoughtfully annotated translations and editions, with introductions by a team of distinguished scholars including Sara Ahbel-Rappe, Richard Bett, Steven Cahn, Charles Guignon, Kathleen Higgins, Patricia Kitcher, Philip W. Kitcher, William Mann, Derek Pereboom, Ruth Anna Putnam, Israel Scheffler, David Shatz, George Sher, David Sherman, Jonathan Vogel, Meredith Williams, and Michael Williams.

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The seventh edition of Steven M. Cahn's Classics of Western Philosophy adds selections from Aristotle's Posterior Analytics, Plotinus' Enneads, Schopenhauer's The World as Will and Representation, Husserl's Paris Lectures, and Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations. The readings from Aristotle's Physics and Metaphysics and Hegel's Phenomenology of Spirit have been expanded, while selections from Hobbes' Leviathan, Mill's On Liberty, and Russell's The Problems of Philosophy have been reedited. All selections appear in expertly edited editions or preeminent translations, with introductions by a team of distinguished scholars including Sara Ahbel-Rappe, Richard Bett, Steven M. Cahn, Charles Guignon, Kathleen Higgins, Patricia Kitcher, Philip Kitcher, William E. Mann, Derk Pereboom, Ruth Anna Putnam, Israel Scheffler, David Shatz, George Sher, David Sherman, Jonathan Vogel, Meredith Williams, and Michael Williams.

PLATO Meno; Euthyphro; Apology; Crito; Phaedo [tr. Grube]; Symposium [tr. Nehamas/Woodruff]; Republic (selections) [tr. Grube/Reeve]. ARISTOTLE Categories (Chs. 1-5); On Interpretation (selections); Posterior Analytics (selections); Physics (selections); On the Soul (selections); Metaphysics (selections) [tr. Irwin/Fine]; Nicomachean Ethics (selections) [tr. Irwin]. EPICURUS Letter to Menoeceus; The Principal Doctrines [tr. Inwood/Gerson]. EPICTETUS Encheiridion [tr. White]. SEXTUS EMPIRICUS Outlines of Pyrrhonism (selections) [tr. Etheridge]. AUGUSTINE On Free Choice of the Will (selections) [tr. Williams]; Confessions (Bk. XI) [tr. Sheed]. PLOTINUS Enneads (selections) [tr. Dillon/Gerson]. BOETHIUS Consolation of Philosophy (selections) [tr. Relihan]. ANSELM Proslogion; Gaunilo's Reply; Reply to Gaunilo [tr. Williams]. MAIMONIDES The Guide of the Perplexed (selections) [tr. Rabin]. AQUINAS Summa Theologiae (selections) [tr. Pegis]. GERSONIDES The Wars of the Lord (selections) [tr. Feldman]. OCKHAM Summa Logicae (selections) [tr. Loux]. DESCARTES Meditations on First Philosophy [tr. Cress]. HOBBES Leviathan (selections). SPINOZA Ethics (Pts. I, II) [tr. Shirley]. LEIBNIZ Discourse on Metaphysics; Monadology [tr. Ariew/Garber]. LOCKE An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (selections). BERKELEY A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge (Introduction, Secs. 1-33); Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous. HUME An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding; A Treatise of Human Nature (selections); Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion. KANT Critique of Pure Reason (selections) [tr. Pluhar]; Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals [tr. Ellington]. HEGEL Phenomenology of Spirit (selections) [tr. Tschemplik/Stam]. SCHOPENHAUER The World as Will and Representation (selections) [tr. Payne]. KIERKEGAARD Concluding Unscientific Postscript (selections) [tr. Swenson/Lowrie]. MILL Utilitarianism; On Liberty (selections). NIETZSCHE Twilight of the Idols (selections) [tr. Polt]. PEIRCE "The Fixation of Belief"; "How to Make Our Ideas Clear." JAMES "What Pragmatism Means"; "The Will to Believe." RUSSELL The Problems of Philosophy (Chs. I-V). HUSSERL Paris Lectures (selections) [tr. Koestenbaum]. SARTRE The Humanism of Existentialism [tr. Frechtman]. WITTGENSTEIN Philosophical Investigations (selections) [tr. Anscombe]. AUSTIN Sense and Sensibilia (Chs. I-III, V).

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