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  • Title: The Great Conversation: Volume II: Descartes through Derrida and Quine
  • Author: Norman Melchert
  • ISBN: 9780195397635
  • Page: 209
  • Format: Paperback

  • Ideal for courses in modern philosophy or modern and contemporary philosophy, The Great Conversation A Historical Introduction to Philosophy, Volume II Descartes through Derrida and Quine covers the same material as the second half chapters 12 25 of author Norman Melchert s longer volume, The Great Conversation Tracing the exchange of ideas among history s key philosoIdeal for courses in modern philosophy or modern and contemporary philosophy, The Great Conversation A Historical Introduction to Philosophy, Volume II Descartes through Derrida and Quine covers the same material as the second half chapters 12 25 of author Norman Melchert s longer volume, The Great Conversation Tracing the exchange of ideas among history s key philosophers, the book demonstrates that while constructing an argument or making a claim, one philosopher almost always has others in mind It addresses the fundamental questions of human life Who are we What can we know How should we live and What sort of reality do we inhabit The sixth edition retains the distinctive feature of previous editions author Norman Melchert provides a generous selection of excerpts from major philosophical works and makes them easily understandable to students with his lucid and engaging explanations Ranging from Descartes to Derrida and Quine, the selections are organized historically and include a translation of Descartes Meditations on First Philosophy the complete work The author s commentary offers a rich intellectual and cultural context for the philosophical ideas conveyed in the excerpts Extensive cross referencing shows students how philosophers respond appreciatively or critically to the thoughts of other philosophers The text is enhanced by two types of exercises Basic Questions and For Further Thought and forty illustrations NEW TO THE SIXTH EDITION Coverage of Iris Murdoch and Zen, and an expanded portrait of Jean Paul Sartre A concise, single chapter 22 treatment of Wittgenstein Key terms, boldfaced throughout and listed at chapter ends Brief and provocative quotations that stimulate thought and provoke questions A new section on how to read philosophy A new appendix Writing a Philosophy Paper A Companion Website at oup us melchert featuring resources for students including key points, flashcards, multiple choice questions, and Internet resources A revised Instructor s Manual and Test Bank containing key points, teaching suggestions, and multiple choice, short answer, and essay exam questions available on the companion website and on CD Also available to suit your course needs The Great Conversation A Historical Introduction to Philosophy, Sixth Edition combined volume covering the Pre Socratics through Derrida, Quine, and Dennett and The Great Conversation Volume I Pre Socratics through Descartes includes chapters 1 13 of the combined volume.
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