Classics of Western Philosophy (Seventh Edition)

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Steven M. Cahn
Hackett Pub., Jan 1, 2002 - Philosophy - 1198 pages
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This sixth edition includes eleven major new additions, including Plato's Symposium and selections from Aristotle's On Interpretation, Augustine's On Free Choice of the Will, and J L Austin's Sense and Sensibilia, as well as works of Sextus Empiricus, Boethius, Maimonides, Gersonides, Ockham, and William James. Selections from Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics, Aquinas' Summa Theologiae, Hume's Treatise, and Russell's Problems of Philosophy have been expanded, while Plato's Republic, Hobbes' Leviathan, and Mill's On Liberty have been further abridged. In all, complete texts or substantial selections from fifty-two philosophical masterpieces are presented-in preeminent and thoughtfully annotated translations and editions, with Introductions by a team of distinguished scholars.

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User Review  - Julian - Goodreads

This collection is great as an introduction to Western philosophy. The introductions to each philosopher are particularly valuable, especially for students, because they explain the philosopher's ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ken Moten - Goodreads

I had originally gave this book 4stars but I have to give it 3 because I am not a big fan of the way they chose to edit these works. Read full review

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