50 Classics Series: 50 Philosophy Classics

Editor/Author Butler-Bowdon, Tom
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Nicholas Brealey

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-85-788596-5
Category: Philosophy
Book Status: Available
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A stunning survey of the "king of disciplines," 50 Philosophy Classics seeks to enlighten and explain, rather than merely instruct. Tom Butler-Bowdon has compiled a remarkable group of thinkers and their seminal works to serve as a lively entry point to the field of philosophy. Analyses of ancient and modern philosophers show how philosophy helped shape the events human history.

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • 1 Hannah Arendt The Human Condition (1958)
  • 2 Aristotle Nicomachean Ethics (4th century BC)
  • 3 A.J. Ayer Language, Truth and Logic (1936)
  • 4 Julian Baggini The Ego Trick (2011)
  • 5 Jean Baudrillard Simulacra and Simulation (1981)
  • 6 Simone de Beauvoir The Second Sex (1949)
  • 7 Jeremy Bentham Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789)
  • 8 Henri Bergson Creative Evolution (1907)
  • 9 David Bohm Wholeness and the Implicate Order (1980)
  • 10 Noam Chomsky Understanding Power (2002)
  • 11 Cicero On Duties (44 BC)
  • 12 Confucius Analects (5th century BC)
  • 13 René Descartes Meditations on First Philosophy (1641)
  • 14 Ralph Waldo Emerson Fate (1860)
  • 15 Epicurus Letters (3rd century BC)
  • 16 Michel Foucault The Order of Things (1966)
  • 17 Harry Frankfurt On Bullshit (2005)
  • 18 Sam Harris Free Will (2012)
  • 19 G.W.F. Hegel Phenomenology of Spirit (1807)
  • 20 Martin Heidegger Being and Time (1927)
  • 21 Heraclitus Fragments (6th century AD)
  • 22 David Hume An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748)
  • 23 William James Pragmatism (1907)
  • 24 Daniel Kahneman Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011)
  • 25 Immanuel Kant Critique of Pure Reason (1781)
  • 26 Søren Kierkegaard Fear and Trembling (1843)
  • 27 Saul Kripke Naming and Necessity (1972)
  • 28 Thomas Kuhn The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962)
  • 29 Gottfried Leibniz Theodicy (1710)
  • 30 John Locke Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689)
  • 31 Niccolò Machiavelli The Prince (1513)
  • 32 Marshall McLuhan The Medium Is the Massage (1967)
  • 33 John Stuart Mill On Liberty (1859)
  • 34 Michel de Montaigne Essays (1580)
  • 35 Iris Murdoch The Sovereignty of Good (1970)
  • 36 Friedrich Nietzsche Beyond Good and Evil (1886)
  • 37 Blaise Pascal Pensées (1660)
  • 38 Plato The Republic (4th century BC)
  • 39 Karl Popper The Logic of Scientific Discovery (1934)
  • 40 John Rawls A Theory of Justice (1971)
  • 41 Jean-Jacques Rousseau The Social Contract (1762)
  • 42 Bertrand Russell The Conquest of Happiness (1930)
  • 43 Michael Sandel Justice (2009)
  • 44 Jean-Paul Sartre Being and Nothingness (1943)
  • 45 Arthur Schopenhauer The World as Will and Representation (1818)
  • 46 Peter Singer The Life You Can Save (2009)
  • 47 Baruch Spinoza Ethics (1677)
  • 48 Nassim Nicholas Taleb The Black Swan (2007)
  • 49 Ludwig Wittgenstein Philosophical Investigations (1953)
  • 50 Slavoj Žižek Living in the End Times (2010)
  • 50 More Philosophy Classics
  • Glossary
  • Credits
  • Acknowledgments