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A passion for wisdom : a very brief history of philosophy, Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins

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A passion for wisdom : a very brief history of philosophy
Title
A passion for wisdom
Title remainder
a very brief history of philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
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Solomon, Robert C
Dewey number
109
Index
index present
LC call number
B72
LC item number
.S655 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Higgins, Kathleen Marie
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Philosophy
Label
A passion for wisdom : a very brief history of philosophy, Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-132) and index
Contents
  • Pt. I. Is There Ultimate Truth? In the Beginning. Whence the World? Early Philosophy in India. The Hebrews, Their God, and the Law. Why Suffering? Zoroastrianism and the Problem of Evil. What is Enlightenment? Buddhism and Jainism. In Search of Harmony: Confucius, Taoism, and Mo. The Stuff of the World: Early Greek Philosophy. How Should We Live? Socrates and the Sophists. The Philosopher's Philosophers: Plato and Aristotle. When the Going Gets Tough: After Aristotle. Before the "Discovery" of Africa and the Americas -- Pt. II. Faith and Reason. The Birth of Christianity. Neoplatonism, Augustine, and the Inner Life of Spirit. To Mecca: The Rise of Islam. Altered States: Mysticism and Zen. Reason and Faith: The Peripatetic Tradition. Thinking of God: Scholasticism. "Rebirth" in Religion and Philosophy: Renaissance and Reformation. The New Science and its Politics. Who Knows? The Role of Doubt in Descartes and Montaigne. Why Do Things Happen? Spinoza, Leibniz, and Newton
  • The Search for Universals: Enlightenment. "Show Me!" Locke, Hume, and Empiricism. Philosophy and Revolution. Adam Smith and the New World of Commerce -- Pt. III. From Modernity to Postmodernism. The Domain(s) of Reason: Kant. Hegel and History. The Battle Between Poetry and Philosophy: Romanticism. Beyond Hegel: Kierkegaard, Feuerbach, and Marx. Where to, Humanity? Mill, Darwin, and Nietzsche. From Puritanism to Pragmatism: Philosophy in America. Back to Basics: Frege, Russell, and Husserl. The Limits of Rationality: Wittgenstein, Freud, and Weber. The Progress of Process: Against Analysis. The Tragic Sense of Life: Unamuno, Croce, and Heidegger. Reactions to Fascism: Positivism and Existentialism. Philosophy Discovers "the Other": The Question of Postmodernism
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 137 p.
Isbn
9780195112085
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96042034
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1088003-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AKI-7807
  • ltsw0188966
  • (OCoLC)35650655
Label
A passion for wisdom : a very brief history of philosophy, Robert C. Solomon and Kathleen M. Higgins
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 129-132) and index
Contents
  • Pt. I. Is There Ultimate Truth? In the Beginning. Whence the World? Early Philosophy in India. The Hebrews, Their God, and the Law. Why Suffering? Zoroastrianism and the Problem of Evil. What is Enlightenment? Buddhism and Jainism. In Search of Harmony: Confucius, Taoism, and Mo. The Stuff of the World: Early Greek Philosophy. How Should We Live? Socrates and the Sophists. The Philosopher's Philosophers: Plato and Aristotle. When the Going Gets Tough: After Aristotle. Before the "Discovery" of Africa and the Americas -- Pt. II. Faith and Reason. The Birth of Christianity. Neoplatonism, Augustine, and the Inner Life of Spirit. To Mecca: The Rise of Islam. Altered States: Mysticism and Zen. Reason and Faith: The Peripatetic Tradition. Thinking of God: Scholasticism. "Rebirth" in Religion and Philosophy: Renaissance and Reformation. The New Science and its Politics. Who Knows? The Role of Doubt in Descartes and Montaigne. Why Do Things Happen? Spinoza, Leibniz, and Newton
  • The Search for Universals: Enlightenment. "Show Me!" Locke, Hume, and Empiricism. Philosophy and Revolution. Adam Smith and the New World of Commerce -- Pt. III. From Modernity to Postmodernism. The Domain(s) of Reason: Kant. Hegel and History. The Battle Between Poetry and Philosophy: Romanticism. Beyond Hegel: Kierkegaard, Feuerbach, and Marx. Where to, Humanity? Mill, Darwin, and Nietzsche. From Puritanism to Pragmatism: Philosophy in America. Back to Basics: Frege, Russell, and Husserl. The Limits of Rationality: Wittgenstein, Freud, and Weber. The Progress of Process: Against Analysis. The Tragic Sense of Life: Unamuno, Croce, and Heidegger. Reactions to Fascism: Positivism and Existentialism. Philosophy Discovers "the Other": The Question of Postmodernism
Dimensions
22 cm.
Extent
xviii, 137 p.
Isbn
9780195112085
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
96042034
System control number
  • (CaMWU)u1088003-01umb_inst
  • (Sirsi) AKI-7807
  • ltsw0188966
  • (OCoLC)35650655

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