|Landesman, Charles / Meeks, Roblin (eds.)|
Blackwell Readings in Philosophy
1. Edition August 2002
2002. 376 Pages, Hardcover
ISBN 978-0-631-21353-6 - John Wiley & Sons
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Philosophical Skepticism provides a selection of texts drawn from the skeptical tradition of Western philosophy as well as texts written by opponents of skepticism. Taken together with the historical introduction by Landesman and Meeks, these texts clearly illustrate the profound influence that skeptical stances have had on the nature of philosophical inquiry.
* Draws a selection of texts from the skeptical tradition of Western philosophy as well as texts written by opponents of skepticism.
* Spans centuries of skeptical and anti-skeptical arguments, from Socrates to Rorty.
* Includes essays by Plato, Cicero, Diogenes Laertius, Descartes, Hume, Kant, Kierkegaard, Russell, Quine, Nagel, and many others.
* Provides a solid foundation for further study.
From the contents
Credits and Sources.
Part I: Global Skepticism.
Part II: Skeptical Topics.
Part III: Responses and Reactions.