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Title:
The future of philosophy : towards the twenty-first century
Author:
Leaman, Oliver, 1950-
Publication Information:
London ; New York : Routledge, 1998.
Physical Description:
viii, 180 pages ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
The future of philsophy / Oliver Leaman -- The history of ancient philosophy / Harry Lesser -- The history of modern philosophy / Catherine Wilson -- The future of ethics / Peter Edwards -- Political philosophy / Lenn Goodman -- Philosophy of the postmodern / Seán Hand -- Applied philosophy at the turn of the millennium / Heta Häyry and Matti Häyry -- Feminist philosophy / Gill Howie -- Philosophy of religion / Oliver Leaman -- Philosophy of language / Gerard Livingstone -- Philosophy of mind / William Lyons.
Reading Level:
1490 Lexile.
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ISBN:
9780415149280

9780415149297
Format :
Book

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Summary

Summary

Where is philosophy going? Are we entering a post-philosophy millenium? The Future of Philosophypresents the notion of what the future of philosophy is as a crucial concept, since it allows us to speculate not only on the future, but also on the past. Eleven clear and concise essays consider a variety of issues, from ethics to mind,language to feminist thought, postmodernism to religion:

*the future of philosophy
*the history of ancient philosophy
*the history of modern philosophy
*ethics
* political philosophy
*philosophy of the postmodern
*applied philosophy
*feminist philosophy
* philosophy of religion
*philosophy of language
*philosophy of mind
For those curious to explore the intellectual themes of the future, The Future of Philosophywill be a fascinating and insightful read.


Table of Contents

Preface
1 The Future of PhilosophyOliver Leaman
2 The History of Ancient PhilosophyHarry Lesser
3 The History of Modern PhilosophyCatherine Wilson
4 EthicsPeter Edwards
5 Political PhilosophyLenn Goodman
6 Philosophy of the PostmodernSean Hand
7 Applied Philosophy at the Turn of the MilleniumHeta Hayry and Matti Hayry
8 Feminist PhilosophyGill Howie
9 Philosophy of ReligionOliver Leaman
10 Philosophy of LanguageGerard Livingstone
11 Philosophy of MindWilliam Lyons
List of Contributors
Additional References
Index

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