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A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes, Nicholas Rescher

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A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes
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A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes
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Nicholas Rescher
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  • Journey through philosophy in one hundred and one anecdotes
  • Journey through philosophy in one hundred one anecdotes
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eng
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"The first comprehensive chronology of philosophical anecdotes, from antiquity to the current era. Rescher introduces the major thinkers, texts, and historical periods of Western philosophy, recounting many of the stories philosophers have used over time to engage with issues of philosophical concern: questions of meaning, truth, knowledge, value, action, and ethics. Rescher's anecdotes touch on a wide range of themes--from logic to epistemology, ethics to metaphysics"--
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Rescher, Nicholas
Dewey number
190
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Index
index present
LC call number
B68
LC item number
.R475 2015
Literary form
non fiction
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  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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  • Philosophy
  • Philosophers
  • Philosophy
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Philosophers
  • Philosophy
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A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes, Nicholas Rescher
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Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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text
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Contents
Antiquity to 500 AD. The Tower of Babel ; Aesop's donkey ; Xenophanes's animal theologians ; Pythagoras's numbers ; Heraclitus's river ; Anaximander's earth ; Zeno's races ; The atomists' nature ; The atomists' worlds ; Socrates's disappointment ; Eubulides's riddle and Epimendes's lie ; Plato's Republic ; Plato's ring of Gyges ; Plato's demiurge ; Plato's knowledge ; Aristotle's sea battle ; Aristotle's precept on precision ; Aristotle's golden mean ; Pilate's truth ; Archimedes's lever ; The ship of Theseus ; Tertullian's absurdity ; St. Augustine's time -- The Middle Ages, 500-1500. Avicenna's plank ; Buridan's ass ; Omar Khayyám's finger ; King Alfonso's boast ; Scholasticism's omnipotence perplex ; Aquinas's proofs ; Averroes's truth ; Machiavelli's Prince -- Early modernity, 1500-1800. The Valladolid debate ; More's Utopia ; Dr. Faustus's bargain ; Hobbes's Leviathan ; Descartes's deceiver ; Descartes's ergo ; Descartes's firm foundation ; Calderon's dream ; Pascal's wager ; Spinoza's worm and Leibniz's leap ; Huygens's planetarians ; Locke's locked room ; Leibniz's textual limit ; Leibniz's windmill ; Leibniz's mythic goddess ; Aldrich's box paradoxes ; Mandeville's bees ; Hume's self-seeking ; Hume's shade of blue ; Kant's things in themselves ; Kant's errand boy ; Kant's peaceful vision ; Kant's starry heaven ; Kant's reorientation ; Condorcet's paradox ; Hegel's reality ; Schopenhauer's annoyance -- The recent past, 1800-1900. J.S. Mill's epiphany ; Darwin's ape ; Saxe's puzzling elephant ; Herbert Spencer's impatience ; Lord Kelvin's sun ; The lady or the tiger ; William James's freedom ; William James's squirrel ; Kropotkin's cooperators ; Nietzsche's revaluation ; Nietzsche's long run ; Lasswitz's library ; Frege's morning star ; Durkheim's suicides ; The monkey's paw ; Wells's neomen ; Borel's monkeys ; Russell's king of France ; Russell's chicken ; Angell's illusion ; Richardson's coastline ; Duchamp's urinal ; Wittgenstein's poker ; Collingwood's presuppositions ; Collingwood's history trap ; Teilhard's omega -- The current era, 1900 to the present. Sci-fi psychology ; Ayer's nonsense ; Popper's falsity ; Boulding's menace ; Austin's verbs ; Austin's excuses ; Turing's test ; Urmson's apples ; Simon's satisficing ; The prisoner's dilemma ; A streetcar named disaster ; Putnam's twin earth ; Dr. Psycho's prescription ; Vagrant predicates ; Searle's Chinese room ; The bell curve's slant ; Derrida's demolition
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908509753
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1 online resource (xii, 289 pages)
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9780822980445
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A journey through philosophy in 101 anecdotes, Nicholas Rescher
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Antiquity to 500 AD. The Tower of Babel ; Aesop's donkey ; Xenophanes's animal theologians ; Pythagoras's numbers ; Heraclitus's river ; Anaximander's earth ; Zeno's races ; The atomists' nature ; The atomists' worlds ; Socrates's disappointment ; Eubulides's riddle and Epimendes's lie ; Plato's Republic ; Plato's ring of Gyges ; Plato's demiurge ; Plato's knowledge ; Aristotle's sea battle ; Aristotle's precept on precision ; Aristotle's golden mean ; Pilate's truth ; Archimedes's lever ; The ship of Theseus ; Tertullian's absurdity ; St. Augustine's time -- The Middle Ages, 500-1500. Avicenna's plank ; Buridan's ass ; Omar Khayyám's finger ; King Alfonso's boast ; Scholasticism's omnipotence perplex ; Aquinas's proofs ; Averroes's truth ; Machiavelli's Prince -- Early modernity, 1500-1800. The Valladolid debate ; More's Utopia ; Dr. Faustus's bargain ; Hobbes's Leviathan ; Descartes's deceiver ; Descartes's ergo ; Descartes's firm foundation ; Calderon's dream ; Pascal's wager ; Spinoza's worm and Leibniz's leap ; Huygens's planetarians ; Locke's locked room ; Leibniz's textual limit ; Leibniz's windmill ; Leibniz's mythic goddess ; Aldrich's box paradoxes ; Mandeville's bees ; Hume's self-seeking ; Hume's shade of blue ; Kant's things in themselves ; Kant's errand boy ; Kant's peaceful vision ; Kant's starry heaven ; Kant's reorientation ; Condorcet's paradox ; Hegel's reality ; Schopenhauer's annoyance -- The recent past, 1800-1900. J.S. Mill's epiphany ; Darwin's ape ; Saxe's puzzling elephant ; Herbert Spencer's impatience ; Lord Kelvin's sun ; The lady or the tiger ; William James's freedom ; William James's squirrel ; Kropotkin's cooperators ; Nietzsche's revaluation ; Nietzsche's long run ; Lasswitz's library ; Frege's morning star ; Durkheim's suicides ; The monkey's paw ; Wells's neomen ; Borel's monkeys ; Russell's king of France ; Russell's chicken ; Angell's illusion ; Richardson's coastline ; Duchamp's urinal ; Wittgenstein's poker ; Collingwood's presuppositions ; Collingwood's history trap ; Teilhard's omega -- The current era, 1900 to the present. Sci-fi psychology ; Ayer's nonsense ; Popper's falsity ; Boulding's menace ; Austin's verbs ; Austin's excuses ; Turing's test ; Urmson's apples ; Simon's satisficing ; The prisoner's dilemma ; A streetcar named disaster ; Putnam's twin earth ; Dr. Psycho's prescription ; Vagrant predicates ; Searle's Chinese room ; The bell curve's slant ; Derrida's demolition
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908509753
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 289 pages)
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online
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9780822980445
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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