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Philosophy and the modern world.

Levi, Albert William

Philosophy and the modern world.

by Levi, Albert William

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Published by Indiana University Press in Bloomington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy, Modern.,
  • Civilization, Modern.

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB803 .L45
    The Physical Object
    Pagination591 p.
    Number of Pages591
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17755799M

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Anthony Kenny's Philosophy in the Modern World is the fourth and final volume of his series collectively titled, "A New History of Western Philosophy." I should note at the outset that I have not read the preceding three volumes and so I cannot comment on the extent to which the present volume dovetails with the previous ones, nor can I judge its success at bringing the series to a conclusion.

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It provides a venue for continuing dialogues in applied philosophy, philosophy and public policy, philosophy of the professions, race and gender studies. Modern philosophy is philosophy developed in the modern era and associated with is not a specific doctrine or school (and thus should not be confused with Modernism), although there are certain assumptions common to much of it, which helps to distinguish it from earlier philosophy.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on Reviews: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Levi, Albert William, Philosophy and the modern world. Chicago: University of Chicago Press,© This is a textbook in modern philosophy. It combines readings from primary sources with two pedagogical tools.

Paragraphs in italics introduce figures and texts. Numbered study questions (also in italics) ask students to reconstruct an argument or position from the text, or draw connections among the readings.

And I have added an introductory chapter (Chapter 0 – Minilogic and Glossary. This is a brilliant if somewhat dizzying review of modern philosophical concepts.

The author starts with the assertion of the intellectual pluralism of our times; we are either of the Spenglerian elite, the Marxian, the Freudian, the Thomist, etc. After some introductory chapters making this point, Levi takes us on a swift tour of the peaks of thought during the last 75 years, illustrating.

The present book, as the title indicates, is an attempt to study the chief philosophical ideas which have been produced by, and in turn have influenced, the modern mind.

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Alongside (and intertwined with) extraordinary scientific advances, cultural changes, and political upheavals, the last two. Clay Shirky’s book isn’t really about ancient philosophy, but explores one of the reasons why there is a revival of community philosophy today.

As discussed, there is the rediscovery of the ancients’ idea of philosophy as a therapeutic way of life, and this naturally leads to questions of community. Philosophy in the Modern World brings to completion Kenny's magisterial New History of Western Philosophy.

The four volumes have been designed to dovetail with each other: they offer a unified overview of the entire development of philosophy, allowing readers to trace themes through the centuries, from antiquity to the present day.

A professor of mine once defined philosophy as “the study of unanswerable questions.” The idea is this: philosophers ask a lot of questions, but as soon as everyone agrees about how to answer them, it ceases to be “philosophy.” So philosophy seems.

In my choice of ten books, I give two which will introduce readers to the world of modern philosophy (2 and 3), a general book on the history of philosophy (1) and seven masterpieces of philosophy.

Philosophy in the Modern World brings to completion Kenny's magisterial New History of Western Philosophy. The four volumes have been designed to dovetail with each other: they offer a unified overview of the entire development of philosophy, allowing readers to trace themes through the centuries, from antiquity to the present day.