Modern Philosophy

Modern Philosophy

An Introduction and Survey

Format
Paperback
Price
$20.00
 
  • Paperback
  • ISBN 9780140249071
  • 624 Pages
  • Penguin Books
  • Adult

Overview

Philosopher Roger Scruton offers a wide-ranging perspective on philosophy, from logic to aesthetics, written in a lively and engaging way that is sure to stimulate debate. Rather than producing a survey of an academic discipline, Scruton reclaims philosophy for worldly concerns.

Table of Contents

1. The Nature of Philosophy
2. Scepticism
3. Some More-isms
4. Self, Mind and Body
5. The Private Language Argument
6. Sense and Reference
7. Descriptions and Logical Form
8. Things and Properties
9. Truth
10. Appearance and Reality
11. God
12. Being
13. Necessity and the a priori
14. Cause
15. Science
16. The Soul
17. Freedom
18. The Human World
19. Meaning
20. Morality
21. Life, Death and Identity
22. Knowledge
23. Perception
24. Imagination
25. Space and Time
26. Mathematics
27. Paradox
28. Objective Spirit
29. Subjective Spirit
30. The Devil
31. Self and Other
Study Guide
Index
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