Modern Philosophy: An Anthology of Primary Sources, 2nd Edition

3.93 avg rating
( 165 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780872209787: Modern Philosophy: An Anthology of Primary Sources, 2nd Edition
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

The leading anthology of writings of the modern period, Modern Philosophy provides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to deepen the reader's understanding of modern philosophy and its relationship to the natural sciences. Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of Modern Philosophy is enhanced by the addition of the following selections: Montaigne, Apology for Raymond Sebond, "The Senses Are Inadequate”; Newton, Principia, "General Scholium," and Optics, "Query 31”; Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, Parts 1-5 and 9-12; Reid, Inquiry Into Human Mind, Conclusion, andEssays on the Intellectual Powers of Man,"Of Judgment,"chap. 2, Of Common Sense

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Roger Ariew is Professor of Philosophy, University of South Florida.

Eric Watkins is Professor of Philosophy, University of California, San Diego.

Review:

What is the ideal text for the professors and students of modern philosophy classes? I can discern at least five essential criteria: it is one that is inexpensive; it contains up-to-date, accurate, and easily readable translations; where possible, it also contains clear, concise summaries of the material to aid in the absorption of the material; it contains engaging biographic that helps situate the thinker within a context and explain his motivations; and, finally, it contains all of the works necessary to teach the class, and more, if necessary, to further explain the context. I know of no English-language modern philosophy collection that better meets these criteria than the Ariew and Watkins anthology.

It is significantly less expensive than any of its other most likely competitors. . . . The selections are outstanding. What the other anthologies seem to forget is that, until the mid-eighteenth century, physics was natural philosophy, and so the writings of Boyle, Newton, and Galileo are equally deserving of inclusion within a philosophical anthology from the early modern period. This is not lost on Ariew and Watkins.

[W]hile collections like Baird and Kaufmann are comparable in breadth, none of them can quite match Ariew and Watkins due to their inclusion of the natural philosophers. Add to that the inclusion, in this second addition, of more works by Newton, Berkeley, Hume, and Reid. and the superiority of Ariew's and Watkins's choices for this selection becomes all the more evident.

The highlights of this collection are the text summaries. . . . [They] range from extremely helpful to, without hyperbole, breathtaking. For instance, the description of Descartes' Meditations as a diptych was enough to make me want to reread this classic.

I applaud Ariew and Watkins on their second edition of this text, and for improving on what is already the industry standard for modern philosophy textbooks. They have done an excellent job of holding on to the kinds of things that worked so well in the first edition, while building on a very strong collection.--Joshua Wretzel, Department of Philosophy, Binghamton University

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780872209794: Modern Philosophy

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0872209792 ISBN 13:  9780872209794
Publisher: Hackett Publishing Company, Inc., 2009
Hardcover

9780872204409: Modern Philosophy: An Anthology of Primary Sources

Hacket..., 1998
Softcover

9780872204416: Modern Philosophy: An Anthology of Primary Sources

Hacket..., 1998
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Roger Ariew
Published by Hackett Publishing
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
GoldBooks
(Denver, CO, U.S.A.)

Book Description Hackett Publishing. Condition: new. Seller Inventory # think0872209784

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 54.36
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Roger Ariew
Published by Hackett Publishing Company (2009)
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New Quantity Available: 15
Seller:
Paperbackshop-US
(Wood Dale, IL, U.S.A.)

Book Description Hackett Publishing Company, 2009. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # GZ-9780872209787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 57.51
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Published by Hackett Publishing (2009)
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 7
Seller:
Textbooks_Source
(Columbia, MO, U.S.A.)

Book Description Hackett Publishing, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd. Ships same day or next business day! UPS shipping available (Priority Mail for AK/HI/APO/PO Boxes). Used sticker and some writing and/or highlighting. Used books may not include working access code. Used books will not include dust jackets. Seller Inventory # 000934036N

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 54.00
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

4.

Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository International
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. The leading anthology of writings of the modern period, Modern Philosophy provides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to deepen the reader's understanding of modern philosophy and its relationship to the natural sciences. Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of Modern Philosophy is enhanced by the addition of the following selections: Montaigne, Apology for Raymond Sebond, "The Senses Are Inadequate"; Newton, Principia, "General Scholium," and Optics, "Query 31"; Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, Parts 1-5 and 9-12; Reid, Inquiry Into Human Mind, Conclusion, andEssays on the Intellectual Powers of Man, "Of Judgment,"chap. 2, Of Common Sense. Seller Inventory # BZV9780872209787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 58.90
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

5.

Roger Ariew, Eric Watkins
Published by Hackett Publishing Company 2009-09-01, Indianapolis, Ind. (2009)
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New paperback Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
Blackwell's
(Oxford, OX, United Kingdom)

Book Description Hackett Publishing Company 2009-09-01, Indianapolis, Ind., 2009. paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 9780872209787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 54.93
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 6.09
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

6.

Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
The Book Depository
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd ed. Language: English. Brand new Book. The leading anthology of writings of the modern period, Modern Philosophy provides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to deepen the reader's understanding of modern philosophy and its relationship to the natural sciences. Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of Modern Philosophy is enhanced by the addition of the following selections: Montaigne, Apology for Raymond Sebond, "The Senses Are Inadequate"; Newton, Principia, "General Scholium," and Optics, "Query 31"; Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, Parts 1-5 and 9-12; Reid, Inquiry Into Human Mind, Conclusion, andEssays on the Intellectual Powers of Man, "Of Judgment,"chap. 2, Of Common Sense. Seller Inventory # AAZ9780872209787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 61.94
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

7.

Hackett Publishing Co Inc
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Grand Eagle Retail
(Wilmington, DE, U.S.A.)

Book Description 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd. Paperback. The leading anthology of writings of the modern period, Modern Philosophy provides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leadi.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 848 pages. 1.016. Seller Inventory # 9780872209787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 63.74
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

8.

Published by Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States (2009)
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Book Depository hard to find
(London, United Kingdom)

Book Description Hackett Publishing Co, Inc, United States, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. 2nd edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. The leading anthology of writings of the modern period, Modern Philosophy provides the key works of seven major philosophers, along with a rich selection of associated texts by other leading thinkers of the period, chosen to deepen the reader's understanding of modern philosophy and its relationship to the natural sciences. Building on the strengths of the first edition, the second edition of Modern Philosophy is enhanced by the addition of the following selections: Montaigne, Apology for Raymond Sebond, "The Senses Are Inadequate"; Newton, Principia, "General Scholium," and Optics, "Query 31"; Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion, Parts 1-5 and 9-12; Reid, Inquiry Into Human Mind, Conclusion, andEssays on the Intellectual Powers of Man, "Of Judgment,"chap. 2, Of Common Sense. Seller Inventory # BZV9780872209787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 64.20
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

9.

Roger Ariew
Published by Hackett Publishing Company (2009)
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New Quantity Available: 15
Seller:
Books2Anywhere
(Fairford, GLOS, United Kingdom)

Book Description Hackett Publishing Company, 2009. PAP. Condition: New. New Book. Shipped from UK. Established seller since 2000. Seller Inventory # GZ-9780872209787

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 48.17
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 18.30
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

10.

Ariew, Roger (edt); Watkins, Eric (edt)
ISBN 10: 0872209784 ISBN 13: 9780872209787
New Quantity Available: 5
Seller:
GreatBookPricesUK
(Castle Donington, DERBY, United Kingdom)

Book Description Condition: New. Seller Inventory # 6165317-n

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 51.40
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 18.30
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

There are more copies of this book

View all search results for this book