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50 Philosophy Classics: Thinking, Being, Acting, Seeing, Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from 50 Key Books

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50 Philosophy Classics: THINKING, BEING, ACTING, SEEING- Profound Insights and Powerful Thinking from Fifty Key Books (April 2013) will be the sixth in the bestselling 50s series, and a lively entry point into the study. Butler-Bowdon explores the works of 50 of the most significant philosophers; including those that show us how to think (Descartes, Foucault and Wittgenstein); how to be (Aristotle, Spinoza, Sartre); how to act (Bentham, Kant, Singer) and how to see (Baudrillard, Hegel, Talbot).

Table of Contents

  1. Cover Page
  2. Title Page
  3. Copyright Page
  4. Contents
  5. Introduction
  6. The Human Condition (1958)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  7. Nicomachean Ethics (4th century BC)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In similar vein
  8. Language, Truth and Logic (1936)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  9. The Ego Trick (2011)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  10. Simulacra and Simulation (1981)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  11. The Second Sex (1949)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  12. Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  13. Creative Evolution (1907)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  14. Wholeness and the Implicate Order (1980)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  15. Understanding Power (2002)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  16. On Duties (44 BC)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  17. Analects (5th century BC)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  18. Meditations on First Philosophy (1641)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  19. Fate (1860)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  20. Letters (3rd century BC)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  21. The Order of Things (1966)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
    3. Creating modernity: The “birth of man”
    4. Final comments
  22. On Bullshit (2005)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  23. Free Will (2012)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  24. Phenomenology of Spirit (1807)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  25. Being and Time (1927)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  26. Fragments (6th century AD)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  27. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  28. Pragmatism (1907)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  29. Thinking, Fast and Slow (2011)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  30. Critique of Pure Reason (1781)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  31. Fear and Trembling (1843)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  32. Naming and Necessity (1972)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  33. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions (1962)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  34. Theodicy (1710)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  35. Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1689)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  36. The Prince (1513)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  37. The Medium Is the Massage (1967)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  38. On Liberty (1859)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  39. Essays (1580)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  40. The Sovereignty of Good (1970)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  41. Beyond Good and Evil (1886)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  42. Pensées (1660)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  43. The Republic (4th century BC)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  44. The Logic of Scientific Discovery (1934)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  45. A Theory of Justice (1971)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  46. The Social Contract (1762)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  47. The Conquest of Happiness (1930)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  48. Justice (2009)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  49. Being and Nothingness (1943)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  50. The World as Will and Representation (1818)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  51. The Life You Can Save (2009)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  52. Ethics (1677)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  53. The Black Swan (2007)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  54. Philosophical Investigations (1953)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  55. Living in the End Times (2010)
    1. In a nutshell
    2. In a similar vein
  56. 50 More Philosophy Classics
  57. Glossary
  58. Credits
  59. Acknowledgments