A New History of Philosophy: From Descartes to Rawls v. 2: Volume Two: from Descartes to Rawls: 002

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This two volume series introduces the fascinating story of philosophy in a lucid, readable style students enjoy reading. Incorporating the most current scholarship, Matson integrates philosophy into the scientific, political, religious, and social context of different periods. The two volumes can be used as a core text or as a supplement to primary source readings.

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Part I: The Rise of Science and Philosophy. 1. Beginnings. 2. The Milesians. 3. Pythagoras and Xenophanes. 4. Heraclitus. 5. The Eleatics. 6. Empedocles. 7. Anaxagoras. 8. Leucippus and Democritus. Part II: Socrates, Plato, Aristotle. 9. Intellectual Life in Athens. 10. Socrates. 11. The Life of Plato. 12. The Theory of Ideas. 13. Plato"s Politics. 14. Plato on the Human Good. 15. Life of Aristotle. 16. Aristotle"s Philosophy of Nature. 17. Aristotle on the Structure of Science. 18. Aristotle"s Ethics. 19. Aristotle"s Politics. Part III: Greek Philosophy After Aristotle. 20. The Hellenistic Era. 21. Stoicism. 22. Epicurus. 23. Greek Skeptical Philosophies. 24. Plotinus and Neo-Platonism. Part IV: Philosophy in the Christian Era. 25. The Christian Revolution. 26. St. Augustine. 27. The Dark Ages. 28. Early Scholastic Philosophy. 29. The Aristotelian Revival. 30. St. Thomas Aquinas. 31. The Later Scholastics. Part 5: The Renaissance and the Scientific Revolution. 32. The Renaissance. 33. Descartes. 34. Hobbes. 35. Spinoza. Part 6: The Enlightenment. 36. Locke. 37. Leibniz. 38. Berkeley. 39. Hume. 40. The Enlightenment in France. 41. Kant. Part 7: The Nineteenth Century. 42. Hegel. 43. Positivism. 44. The Utilitarians. 45. Marx and Engel. 46. The Will in Germany. Part 8: The Twentieth Century. 47. Pragmatism. 48. Russell. 49. Existentialism. 50. Logical Positivism and Wittgenstein?s ?Tractatus?. 51. The Later Wittgenstein and Ordinary Language Philosophy. 52. Rawls. 53. Searle.

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