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Classics of Philosophy

Edited by Louis P. Pojman

Publication Date - October 1997

ISBN: 9780195116458

478 pages
7-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

Retail Price to Students: $74.99


Classics of Philosophy: Volume I, Ancient and Medieval covers the works of philosophers from Thales to William of Ockham. Ideal for courses in ancient or ancient and medieval philosophy, it includes twenty-nine works--seven of them complete--by thirteen philosophers as well as fragments from the Pre-Socratics. A lucid introduction, including a brief biographical sketch, accompanies each of the featured philosophers.
Also look for Classics of Philosophy: Volume II, Modern and Contemporary, which covers the works of philosophers from Descartes to Rawls. In addition, there is a single-volume edition available that combines Volume I and Volume II, providing the most comprehensive anthology of writings in western philosophy in print.

About the Author(s)

Louis P. Pojman is Professor of Philosophy at the United States Military Academy at West Point. He is the author or editor of over twenty books and numerous articles.

Table of Contents

    Part I: The Ancient Period
    1. The Presocratics
    2. Plato
    3. Aristotle
    4. Epicurus
    5. Epictetus
    6. Sextus Empiricus
    7. Plotinus
    Part II: The Medieval Period
    8. Augustine
    9. Boethius
    10. Avicenna
    11. Anselm (and Gaunilo)
    12. Maimonides
    13. Thomas Acquinas
    14. William of Ockham

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