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Indulge yourself with this illustrated comprehensive encyclopedia. Read page by page or search for words or phrases.

Table of Contents

I. Introduction
II. Branches of Philosophy
III. Schools of Thoughts
IV. Political Philosophy
V. Ancient Philosophy
VI. Medieval Philosophy
VII. Modern Philosophy
List of Philosophers
Glossary


I. Introduction

Introduction: Western philosophy | Philosophical doctrines | Ethics and political philosophy in the West | Applied philosophy | Eastern philosophy | African philosophy

Eastern and Western Philosophy: Eastern | Western

History of Western Philosophy: Ancient | Medieval | Modern | 19th to mid-20th century | List of western philosophers

II. Branches of Philosophy

Metaphysics | Epistemology | Ethics | Logic | Aesthetics

III. Schools of Thoughts

Analytic Philosophy | Aristotelianism | Classical Marxism | Continental philosophy | Cynics | Deconstructionism | Deism | Deontology | Dialectical materialism | Dualism | Eclecticism | Empiricism | Epicureanism | Existentialism | Feminism | German idealism | Hedonism | Hegelianism | Hermeneutics | Historical materialism | Humanism | Idealism | Kantianism | Logical Positivism | Marxism | Materialism | Monism | Neoplatonism | Nihilism | Objectivism | Ordinary Language | Phenomenology | Platonism | Positivism | Post-modernism | Post-structuralism | Pragmatism | Presocratic | Rationalism | Realism | Relativism | Scholasticism | Skepticism | Sophism | Stoicism | Structuralism | Transcendentalism | Utilitarianism | Virtue Ethics

IV. Political Philosophy

Political Philosophy: History | Contemporary political philosophy | Influential political philosophers | Aristocracy | Meritocracy | Monarchy | Tyrany | Oligarchy | Plutocracy | Democracy | Humanism | Liberalism | Utilitarianism | Communitarianism | Feudalism | Capitalism | Fascism | Marxism | Communism | Despotism | Anarchism | Syndicalism

V. Ancient Philosophy

Ancient Philosophy: Western | Indian | Old Iranian | Chinese

Greek philosophy: Pre-Socratic philosophy

Milesian school: Thales | Anaximander | Anaximenes of Miletus

Pythagoreanism: Pythagoras | Philolaus | Alcmaeon | Archytas | Timaeus

Ephesian School: Heraclitus

Eleatic School: Xenophanes | Parmenides | Zeno of Elea | Melissus of Samos

Pluralist School: Anaxagoras | Empedocles

Atomist School: Leucippus | Democritus

Sophism: Protagoras | Gorgias | Prodicus | Hippias | Diogenes of Apollonia | Pherecydes

Socrates: Socratic method | Socratic dialogue

Plato: Platonic idealism | Platonic realism | Middle Platonism | Platonic epistemology | Platonic doctrine of recollection | Theory of forms

Aristotle

Hellenistic Philosophy: Cynicism | Epicureanism | Hedonism | Eclecticism | Skepticism | Stoicism | Sophism

Neoplatonism: Ammonius Saccas | Plotinus | Hypatia of Alexandria | Iamblichus of Chalcis | Proclus | Hierocles of Alexandria | Simplicius of Cilicia | Damascius

VI. Medieval Philosophy

Philosophy: Scholasticism | Supposition theory | Renaissance of the 12th century

Philosophers: Anselm of Canterbury - Ontological argument | Roscellinus - Nominalism | Peter Abelard | Avicenna | Averroes | Maimonides | Saint Thomas Aquinas | William of Ockham - Occam's razor

VII. Modern Philosophy

Rationalism: Dualism | Materialism | René Descartes | Baruch Spinoza | Gottfried Leibniz | Immanuel Kant

Empiricism: John Locke | George Berkeley | David Hume

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GENRE
Reference
RELEASED
2010
1 January
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
2,518
Pages
PUBLISHER
MobileReference
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