German Philosophers (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
464
Utgivningsdatum
2001-03-01
Upplaga
New e.
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Medarbetare
Singer, Peter / Janaway, Christopher / Tanner, Michael / Thomas, Keith
Illustrationer
references
Dimensioner
198 x 130 x 23 mm
Vikt
300 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
21:B&W 5.06 x 7.81 in or 198 x 129 mm Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9780192854247
German Philosophers (häftad)

German Philosophers

Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer, Nietzsche

Häftad Engelska, 2001-03-01
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German Philosophers contains studies of four of the most important German theorists: Kant, arguably the most influential modern philosopher; Hegel, whose philosophy inspired an enduring vision of a communist society; Schopenhauer, renowned for his pessimistic preference for non-existence; and Nietzsche, who has been appropriated as an icon by an astonishingly diverse spectrum of people.
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Listener Review from previous edition Roger Scruton on Kant:
'Roger Scruton faced perhaps the most intractable task of all in giving an elementary account of Kant's philosophy ... but he does it extremely elegantly and neatly.'

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<br>Roger Scruton is Professor of Philosophy at Birkbeck College, London. His books include Spinoza, also in the Past Masters series, Sexual Desire, and Modern Philosophy, along with several works of fiction. Peter Singer is DeCamp Professor of Bioethics in the University Center for Human Values at Princeton University. He is well known for his text Animal Liberation. His other books include Democracy and Disobedience, Practical Ethics, and the Past Master on Marx. His recent book, Rethinking Life and Death, won the National Book Council of Australia's Bajo Award for the best non-fiction book of 1994. Christopher Janaway is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy at Birkbeck College, London, and author of Self and World in Schopenhauer's Philosophy (1989). Michael Tanner is a Fellow of Corpus Christi College and a University Lecturer in Philosophy at Cambridge. His publications include Critical History of Opera and Wagner.<br>

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Foreword; KANT; 1. Life, works and character; 2. The background of Kant's thought; 3. The transcendental deduction; 4. The logic of illusion; 5. The categorical imperative; 6. Beauty and design; 7. Transcendental philosophy; Further reading; HEGEL; Preface; 1. Hegel's times and life; 2. History with a purpose; 3. Freedom and community; 4. The odyssey of mind; 5. Logic and dialectics; 6. Aftermath; Note of sources; Further reading; SCHOPENHAUER; 1. Schopenhauer's life and works; 2. Within and beyond appearance; 3. The world as will and representation; 4. Will, body, and the self; 5. Character, sex, and the unconscious; 6. Art and Ideas; 7. Ethics: seeing the world aright; 8. Existence and pessimism; 9. Schopenhauer's influence; Further reading; NIETZSCHE; 1. The image of Nietzsche; 2. Tragedy: birth, death, rebirth; 3. Disillusionment and withdrawal; 4. Morality and its discontents; 5. The one thing needful; 6. Prophecy; 7. Occupying the high ground; 8. Masters and slaves; 9. Philosophizing with a hammer; References; Further reading