Modern Challenges to Past Philosophy : Arguments and Responses
By: Sullivan, Thomas D.
Contributor(s): Pannier, Russell.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Bloomsbury Publishing, 2014Description: 1 online resource (217 p.).ISBN: 9781441146021.Subject(s): PhilosophyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Modern Challenges to Past Philosophy : Arguments and ResponsesDDC classification: 109 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- 1 Problems and Perspectives -- 2 The Essence of Philosophy -- 3 Arguments for Taking Past Philosophers Seriously -- 4 Science, Scientism, and Philosophy -- 5 Scientistic Attacks on Past and Present Philosophy -- 6 Philosophic Attacks on Past and Present Philosophy -- 7 Philosophy, Time, and Eternity -- Bibliography -- Index
Does philosophy have a timeless essence? Are the writings that have come down to us over the centuries from philosophers of genius mere souvenirs from a bygone era? Or are their thoughts still eminently worth examining with care? Modern Challenges to Past Philosophy argues pondering past philosophy with modern problems in mind is worth the effort, even though earlier works are uninformed by modern science and lack some of tools of modern analysis. The great texts defamiliarize our world and offer solutions to crucial questions often forgotten as we fixate on current philosophical tren
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