Handy Answer: The Handy Philosophy Answer Book

Editor/Author Zack, Naomi
Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Visible Ink Press

Price: Core Collection Only
ISBN: 978-1-57-859226-5
Category: Philosophy
Image Count: 142
Book Status: Available
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Analyzing the collective effort of philosophers throughout history in the pursuit of truth and wisdom, the guide explores the tangible significance of philosophical thought to modern society and civilization as a whole.

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Table of Contents

  • ABOUT THE AUTHOR
  • INTRODUCTION
  • ACKNOWLEDGMENTS
  • THE BASICS
  • ANCIENT PHILOSOPHY
  • Greek Pre-Socratics
  • The Sophists
  • Socrates
  • Plato
  • Aristotle
  • Hellenistic and Roman Philosophy
  • Women Philosophers in Ancient Greece and Rome
  • NEOPLATONISM THROUGH THE RENAISSANCE
  • Neoplatonism
  • Medieval Philosophy
  • Islam's Influence
  • The Scholastics
  • Maimonides
  • Thomas Aquinas
  • Other Important Medieval Philosophers
  • Renaissance Humanism
  • SKEPTICAL AND NATURAL PHILOSOPHY
  • Michel de Montaigne
  • The Scientific Revolution
  • Johannes Kepler's Influence
  • Francis Bacon and the Scientific Revolution
  • Medicine and Philosophy
  • EARLY MODERN PHILOSOPHY
  • Seventeenth Century Rationalism
  • Francisco Suárez
  • René Descartes
  • Benedict de Spinoza
  • Nicolas Malebranche
  • Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
  • Seventeenth Century Empiricism
  • Thomas Hobbes
  • John Locke
  • The Cambridge Platonists
  • Gender and Early Modern Women Philosophers
  • THE ENLIGHTENMENT PERIOD
  • George Berkeley
  • David Hume
  • Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • Thomas Reid and Jeremy Bentham
  • Immanuel Kant
  • Mary Wollstonecraft and William Godwin
  • The Philosophes
  • Counter-Enlightenment Figures
  • NINETEENTH CENTURY PHILOSOPHY
  • Nineteenth Century Empiricism
  • William Whewell
  • John Stuart Mill
  • August Comte
  • Intuitionism
  • Philosophy of Mathematics and Logic
  • German Idealism
  • Johann Gottlieb Fichte
  • Friedrich Schelling
  • Friedrich Hegel
  • Arthur Schopenhauer
  • Bernard Bosanquet
  • Materialism, Marxism, and Anarchists
  • Ludwig Andreas von Feuerbach
  • Marxism
  • Anarchism
  • Psychology and Social Theory
  • Franz Brentano
  • Alexius Meinong
  • Sigmund Freud
  • Herbert Spencer
  • Sociology and Philosophy
  • CONTINENTAL PHILOSOPHY
  • Existentialism
  • Søren Kierkegaard
  • Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
  • Jean-Paul Sartre
  • Other Existentialists
  • Phenomenology
  • Edmund Husserl
  • Martin Heidegger
  • Maurice Merleau-Ponty
  • Critical Theory and Structuralism
  • Critical Theorists
  • Structuralists
  • AMERICAN PHILOSOPHY
  • Early American Philosophical Strains
  • St. Louis Hegelians
  • New England Transcendentalists
  • Social Darwinism
  • Pragmatism and Process Philosophy
  • Charles Sanders Peirce
  • William James
  • Josiah Royce
  • John Dewey
  • Jane Addams
  • George Herbert Mead
  • Ralph Barton Perry
  • C.I. Lewis
  • Process Philosophy
  • ANALYTIC PHILOSOPHY
  • Early Twentieth Century Analytic Philosophy
  • G.E. Moore
  • Truth-Functional Logic and Logical Atomism
  • Bertrand Russell
  • Ludwig Wittgenstein
  • Other Logicians
  • Logical Positivism
  • The Vienna Circle
  • Ordinary Language Philosophy
  • Analytic Ethics
  • Analytic Political Philosophy
  • Epistemology and Metaphysics after Logical Positivism
  • W.V.O. Quine
  • Hilary Putnam
  • Philosophy of Science
  • Philosophy of Mind and Philosophy of Language
  • Noam Chomsky
  • Jerry Fodor
  • NEW PHILOSOPHY
  • Postmodern Philosophy
  • Jacques Derrida and Deconstructionism
  • Richard Rorty
  • Jürgen Habermas
  • More French Postmodernist Philosophers
  • Other American Philosophies
  • African American Philosophy
  • Native American Philosophy
  • Latin American Philosophy
  • Other Continental Traditions
  • Afro-Centrism and African Philosophy
  • Buddhism and Confucianism
  • Feminist Philosophy
  • Environmental Philosophy
  • Other Trends in New Philosophy
  • GLOSSARY
  • BIBLIOGRAPHY