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A History of Western Philosophy - Ralph McInerny

A History of Western Philosophy - Ralph McInerny

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A History of Western Philosophy
Ralph McInerny
Volume I 
Foreword / Acknowledgements
 
Part I: Presocratic Philosophy
 
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Chapter I: Before Philosophy
 
 
A. The Quarrel Between Philosophy and Poetry
 
B. The Theological Poets
 
C. Greek Primitive Religion
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Chapter II: The Ionians
 
 
A. Thales of Miletus
 
B. Anaximander of Miletus
 
C. Anaximenes of Miletus
 
D. Xenophanes
 
E. Heraclitus of Ephesus
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Chapter III: The Italians
 
 
A. The Pythagoreans
 
1) Pythagoras of Samos
 
2) Pythagorean Doctrines
 
B. Parmenides of Elea
 
C. Zeno of Elea
 
D. Melissus of Samos
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Chapter IV: Empedocles of Acragas
 
 
A.
On Nature
 
 
B.
Purifications
 
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Chapter V: Anaxagoras of Clazimenae
 
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Chapter VI: Atomism
 
 
Diogenes of Apollonia
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Chapter VII: The Sophists
 
 
A. Protagoras of Abdera
 
B. Gorgias of Leontini
 
C. Prodicus of Ceos
 
D. Some Other Sophists
 
E. Concluding Summary
 
Part II: The Classical Period
 
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Chapter I: Socrates
 
 
A. His Life
 
B. The Character of Socrates
 
 
C. The Doctrine of Socrates
 
D. The Socratic Schools
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Chapter II: Plato
 
 
A. The Man and His Work
 
B. The Doctrine of Forms
 
C. The Crisis in Plato's Thought
 
D. Plato's Natural Doctrine
 
E. Plato's View of Man
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Chapter III: Aristotle
 
 
A. The Man and his Work
 
B. The Nature and Division of Philosophy
 
C. Aristotle's Logic
 
D. Aristotle's Philosophy of Nature
 
E. Moral and Political Philosophy
 
F. First Philosophy
 
Part III: The Hellenistic Period
 
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Chapter I: Epicureanism
 
 
A. Canonic
 
B. Physics
 
C. Ethics
 
D. The History of the School
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Chapter II: The Stoics
 
 
A. Logic
 
B. Physics
 
C. Ethics
 
D. The Roman Stoics
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Chapter III: Sceptics and the New Academy
 
 
A. Pyrrho of Elis
 
B. Timon of Philus
 
C. Arcesilaus
 
D. Carneades of Cyrene
 
E. Some Later Sceptics
 
F. The Subsequent History of the Academy
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Chapter IV: Neoplatonism
 
 
A. Revival of Pythagoreanism.
 
B. Plotinus
 
C. After Plotinus
 
Bibliography
 
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Readings for Part One
 
A. Sources
 
B. General Studies
 
C. Particular Studies
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Readings for Part Two
 
A. Sources and Studies: Plato
 
B. Sources and Studies: Aristotle
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Readings for Part Three
 
Index to Volume I
 
 
 
Volume II 
 
Part I: The Age of Augustine
 
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Chapter I: Faith and Philosophy
 
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Chapter II: Saint Augustine
 
 
A. The Man and His Work
 
B. Philosophy and the Arts
 
C. Philosophy and Beatitude
 
D. Criticism of Platonism
 
E. What Is Man?
 
F. God
 
G. Creation
 
H.
The City of God 
 
 
I. Conclusion
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Chapter III: Denis the Areopagite
 
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Chapter IV: Boethius
 
 
A. The Man and His Work
 
B. Faith and Reason
 
C. Division of Philosophy
 
D. The Status of Universals
 
F. Plato or Aristotle?
 
F. Conclusion
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Chapter V: Cassiodorus, Isadore, Bede
 
 
Part II: The Carolingian Renaissance
 
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Chapter I: Alcuin and Rhabanus Maurus
 
 
A. Charlemagne and the Schools
 
B. Alcuin (735-804)
 
C. Fredegisus of Tours
 
D. Rhabanus Maurus (784-856)
 
E. The Carolingian Heritage
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Chapter II: John Scotus Erigena
 
 
A. His Life and Works
 
B. Faith and Philosophy
 
C. The Division of Nature
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Chapter III: Other Ninth and Tenth Century Figures
 
 
A. Heiric of Auxerre (c.835 - c.887)
 
B. Remigius of Auxerre (c.841 - c.908)
 
C. Gerbert of Aurillac (c.940-1003)
 
Part III: The Twelfth Century
 
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Chapter I: Introduction
 
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Chapter II: Saint Anselm of Canterbury
 
 
A. The Man and His Work
 
B. Faith and Reason
 
C. The Proof of God's Existence
 
D. Anselm and Dialectics