A History of Philosophy, Volume 6

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A&C Black, Jan 1, 1999 - Philosophy - 509 pages
Copleston, an Oxford Jesuit and specialist in the history of philosophy, first created his history as an introduction for Catholic ecclesiastical seminaries. However, since its first publication (the last volume appearing in the mid-1970s) the series has become the classic account for all philosophy scholars and students. The 11-volume series gives an accessible account of each philosopher's work, but also explains their relationship to the work of other philosophers.
 

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One of the best introductions to ancient Greek philosophy out there. My only two complaints about it are: 1. Like many texts published a half century or longer ago Coplestone consistently leaves Greek ... Read full review

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Copleston, a Jesuit, wrote a series of books on the history of philosophy so that his students could have a deeper understanding of philosophy to complement their theological knowledge. This first ... Read full review

Contents

PART I
1
Mettrie dHolbach and CabanisNatural history Buffon
39
Rousseau 1
59
Rousseau 2
80
PART II
101
Reimarus MendelssohnLessingPsycho
121
THE BREAK WITH THE ENLIGHTENMENT
135
PART III
150
THE PROBLEMs of THE FIRST Critique
211
ScIENTIFIC KNowLEDGE
235
METAPHYSICs UNDER FIRE
277
MoRALITY AND RELIGION
308
AESTHETICS AND TELEOLOGY
349
REMARKs on THE Opus Postumum
380
Chapter Page
393
A SHORT BIBLIOGRAPHY
443

Voltaire To HERDER
164
Chapter Page
180

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