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Philosophy bites back

Author: David Edmonds; Nigel Warburton
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Philosophy Bites Back is the second book to come out of the hugely successful podcast Philosophy Bites. It presents a selection of lively interviews with leading philosophers of our time, who discuss the ideas and works of some of the most important thinkers in history. From the ancient classics of Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle, to the groundbreaking modern thought of Wittgenstein, Rawls, and Derrida, this volume  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Edmonds, David, 1964-
Philosophy bites back.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2012
(OCoLC)801590118
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Edmonds; Nigel Warburton
ISBN: 9780191655388 0191655384 9781283733083 1283733080
OCLC Number: 816318591
Description: 1 online resource (xxiv, 274 pages)
Contents: Cover; Contents; Introduction; Who is your favourite philosopher?; 1. Mary Margaret McCabe on Socrates and the Socratic Method; 2. Angie Hobbs on Plato on Erotic Love; 3. Terence Irwin on Aristotle's Ethics; 4. Anthony Kenny on Thomas Aquinas' Ethics; 5. Quentin Skinner on Niccolò Machiavelli's The Prince; 6. Sarah Bakewell on Michel de Montaigne; 7. A.C. Grayling on René Descartes' Cogito; 8. Susan James on Baruch de Spinoza on the Passions; 9. John Dunn on John Locke on Toleration; 10. John Campbell on George Berkeley's Puzzle; 11. Peter Millican on David Hume's Significance. 12. Nick Phillipson on Adam Smith on What Human Beings Are Like13. Melissa Lane on Jean-Jacques Rousseau on Modern Society; 14. Richard Bourke on Edmund Burke on Politics; 15. A.W. Moore on Immanuel Kant's Metaphysics; 16. Robert Stern on G.W.F. Hegel on Dialectic; 17. Richard Reeves on John Stuart Mill's On Liberty; 18. Clare Carlisle on Søren Kierkegaard's Fear and Trembling; 19. Aaron Ridley on Friedrich Nietzsche on Art and Truth; 20. Peter Singer on Henry Sidgwick's Ethics; 21. Robert B. Talisse on The Pragmatists and Truth; 22. Barry C. Smith on Ludwig Wittgenstein. 23. Hugh Mellor on Frank Ramsey on Truth24. Mary Warnock on Jean-Paul Sartre's Existentialism; 25. Chandran Kukathas on Friedrich Hayek and Liberalism; 26. Jonathan Wolff on John Rawls on Justice; 27. Robert Rowland Smith on Jacques Derrida on Forgiveness; Notes on Contributors; Further Reading; Winners of the Twitter Competition.
Responsibility: by David Edmonds & Nigel Warburton.

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A sparkling, original tour through 2,500 years of Western thought, from Socrates to Derrida, from happiness and love in ancient Greece to truth and forgiveness in the twentieth century. Twenty-seven  Read more...

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