The Philosopher's Handbook

The Philosopher's Handbook

Essential Readings From Plato to Kant

Book - 2003
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An ideal introduction for the casual reader and a beneficial reference for the student, The Philosopher's Handbook features the writings of some of the world's most influential philosophers. Based on the premise that all human beings are curious about their existence, Rosen's collection brings together primary excerpts from the works of prominent thinkers such as Plato, Nietzsche, Descartes, Machiavelli, and Kant. Experts in each field have carefully selected the sources and provided brief introductions to help readers gain insight into the readings. Newly revised in order to emphasize its broad appeal, The Philosopher's Handbook is a solid introduction to Western philosophy for all inquiring minds.
Publisher: New York : Random House Reference, 2003, c2000
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780375720116
Branch Call Number: ANF 190 PHI
Characteristics: xxviii, 628 p. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Rosen, Stanley 1929-


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