Philosophy: history and problems

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This text brings together Stumpf's SOCRATES TO SARTRE, Fifth Edition (1993) and PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS, Fourth Edition (1994) in one hardcover volume. It offers an accessible, single author survey of philosophical ideas (Book I: SOCRATES TO SARTRE) and a wealth of primary source readings (Book II: PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS) at an excellent value. In this fifth edition, the contributions of contemporary philosophers, Simone de Beauvoir, Richard Rorty, and Maurice Merleau-Ponty are added to the Book I sections. Book II's new additions include Bertrand Russell on appearance and reality, John Hick on the problem of evil, Carol Gilligan on a feminine voice in ethics, Walter Stace on ethical relativism, Simone de Beauvior and Joyce Trebilcot on the relevance of gender in the assignment of roles in society, and David Swenson, A.J. Ayer, and Leo Tolstoy on the question of human destiny.

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This text brings together Stumpf and Fieser’s Socrates to Sartre and Beyond with an updated anthology of readings in one volume. It offers an accessible historical survey of philosophical ideas and a wealth of primary source readings at an excellent value. The text is a comprehensive, historically organized introduction to philosophy which communicates the richness of the discipline and provides the student with a working knowledge of the development of Western philosophy. With a lively and approachable style it covers the principal contributions of Western civilization’s most influential philosophers. The chronologically organized reader features a wide selection of readings of both Western philosophy and Eastern philosophy.

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This text brings together Stumpf's and Fieser's SOCRATES TO SARTRE AND BEYOND, Seventh Edition (2003) and PHILOSOPHICAL PROBLEMS, Fifth Edition (2003) in one hardcover volume. It offers an accessible historical survey of philosophical ideas and a wealth of primary source readings at an excellent value.

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