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Seven Masterpieces of Philosophy

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Steven M. Cahn





ISBN 9780205521937
Published December 7, 2007 by Routledge
384 Pages

 
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Book Description

This highly anticipated anthology, compiled by noted author and scholar Steven Cahn, presents the seven major works central to any introductory philosophy course in their entirety.  Each work has had a profound influence on philosophical thought, and the authors are generally regarded as among the world’s greatest philosophers.

Seven Masterpieces in Philosophy features the most well-respected and admired translations, and offers introductions and annotations by Steven Cahn.  Anyone seeking to understand the challenges of philosophy could hardly do better than concentrate attention on these seven masterpieces.  A great alternative to larger tomes, this book allows the instructor to supplement these works with additional materials of their choosing.

Table of Contents

Plato, Meno (translated by R.E. Allen)

Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics (Bks. I, II) (translated by Martin Ostwald)

Descartes, Meditations (translated by John Cottingham)

Berkeley, Three Dialogues

Hume, Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

Kant, Fundamental Principles (translated by Lewis White Beck)

Mill, Utilitarianism

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