The Philosopher's Handbook: Essential Readings from Plato to Kant (Paperback)

By Stanley Rosen (Editor)
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Description


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.

About the Author


Stanley Rosen is Borden Parker Bowne Professor of Philosophy and University Professor at Boston University. His previous books include "The Elusiveness of the Ordinary "and "Hermeneutics as Politics, "both published by Yale University Press.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780375720116
ISBN-10: 0375720111
Large Print: Yes
Publisher: Random House Reference Publishing
Publication Date: April 8th, 2003
Pages: 656
Language: English