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Looking At Philosophy: The Unbearable Heaviness of Philosophy Made Lighter

Looking At Philosophy: The Unbearable Heaviness of Philosophy Made Lighter

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By Donald Palmer
ISBN10: 0078119162
ISBN13: 9780078119163
Copyright: 2020
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Looking at Philosophy: The Unbearable Heaviness of Philosophy Made Lighter, 7e

CHAPTER 1: The Pre-Socratic Philosophers
CHAPTER 2: The Athenian Period
CHAPTER 3: The Hellenistic and Roman Periods
CHAPTER 4: Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy
CHAPTER 5: Continental Rationalism and British Empiricism
CHAPTER 6: Post-Kantian British and Continental Philosophy
CHAPTER 7: The Phenomenological Tradition and Its Aftermath
CHAPTER 8: Pragmatism and the Analytic Tradition





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Donald Palmer

Donald Palmer received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from the University of California Berkeley and his Doctorate of Philosophy and Letters at the University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain. He has published a number of philosophy books, including Looking at Philosophy, Does the Center Hold?, Why It’s Hard to Be Good, and, more popularly, Kierkegaard for Beginners, Sartre for Beginners, and Structuralism and Post-Structuralism for Beginners.  He has recently completed a manuscript on Don Quixote titled Philosophy and Madness in La Mancha. He taught for many years at the College of Marin in California and finished his teaching career at North Carolina State University. He and his wife divide their time among North Carolina, the San Francisco Bay Area, and the Lot Valley in Southwestern France.

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