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A Companion to the Philosophers

ISBN: 978-1-55786-845-9
720 pages
January 1991, Wiley-Blackwell
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A Companion to the Philosophers surveys the major philosophical thinkers in Western and non-Western traditions. Multicultural in its approach, it provides authoritative coverage of the major Chinese, Indian, Japanese, African, Jewish, and Islamic philosophers, as well as European and American thinkers.
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List of Contributors.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Part I: African Philosophers:.

1. Amo: W. Emmanuel Abraham.

2. Cabral: Olúfémi Táíwò.

3. Fanon: Olúfémi Táíwò.

4. Griaule: D. A. Masolo.

5. Hountondji: F. Abiola Irele.

6. Senghor: F. Abiola Irele.

7. Tempels: D. A. Masolo.

8. Zera Yacob: Calude Sumner.

Part II: Chinese Philosophers:.

9. Chang Tsai (Zhang Zai): Laurence C. Wu.

10. Ch'eng Hao (Cheng Hao: Laurence C. Wu.

11. Ch'eng I (Cheng Yi): Laurence C. Wu.

12. Chou Tun-i (Zhou Dunyi): Laurence C. Wu.

13. Chu Hsi (Zhu Xi): Shu-Hsien Liu.

14. Confucius: David L. Hall.

15. Feng Youlan (Feng Yu-lan): Francis Soo.

16. Han Fei Tzu (Han Feizi): Jonathan R. Herman.

17. Hsün Tzu (Xunzi): John Knoblock.

18. Hui-neng (Huineng): Laurence C. Wu.

19. Kang You-wei (Kang Youwei): Francis Soo.

20. Laozi (Lao Tzu): Chad Hansen.

21. Mao Zedong (Mao Tse-tung): Francis Soo.

22. Mencius: Kwong-Loi Shun.

23. Mozi (Mo Tzu): Chad Hansen.

24. Wang Yang-ming (Wang Yangming): Warreng G. Frisina.

25. Yang Chu (Yang Zhu): Jonathan R. Herman.

26. Zhuangzi (Chuang Tzu): Chad Hansen.

Part III: European and American Philosophers:.

27. Abelard: John Marenbon.

28. Adorno: Douglas Kellner.

29. Anaxagoras: Richard D. Parry.

30. Anaximander: Richard D. Parry.

31. Anaximenes: Richard D. Parry.

32. Anselm: Gregory Schufreider.

33. Aquinas: Ralph McInerny.

34. Arendt: Andrea Nye.

35. Aristotle: R. M. Dancy.

36. Augustine: Vernon J. Bourke.

37. Aurelius, Marcus: A. A. Long.

38. Austin: James F. Harris.

39. Ayer: Thomas Oberdan.

40. Bacon: Paul S. MacDonald.

41. de Beauboir: Véronique M. Fóti.

42. Bentham: F. Rosen.

43. Berdyaev: James Dye.

44. Bergson: Pete A. Y. Gunter.

45. Berkeley: Lisa J. Downing.

46. Boethius: John Marenbon.

47. Bonaventure: John Marenbon.

48. Bradley: W. J. Mander.

49. Brentano: Peter Simons.

50. Buber: Maurice Friedman.

51. Camus: Robert C. Solomon.

52. Carnap: Thomas Oberdan.

53 Chomsky: Nigel Love.

54. Cicero: A. A. Long.

55. Comte: Mary Pickering.

56. Croce: Andrew Reck.

57. Davidson: Simon J. Evnine.

58. Democritus: Lakovos Vasiliou.

59. Derrida: John C. Coker.

60. Descartes: Georges Dicker.

61. Dewey: James Gouinlock.

62. Dilthey: Paul J. Welty.

63. Dummett: Gianluigi Oliveri.

64. Duns Scotus: Jack Zupko.

65. Emerson: Andre Reck.

66. Empedocles: Richard D. Parry.

67. Epeictetus: A. A. Long.

68. Epicurus: A. A. Long.

69. Eriugena: Richard D. Parry.

70. Feuerbach: Tom Rockmore.

71. Fichte: Wayne M. Martin.

72. Foucault: Ladelle McWhorter.

73. Frege: Hans-Johann Glock.

74. Gadamer: Georgia Warnke.

75. Gilson: John Haldane.

76. Goodman: Joseph S. Ullian.

77. Grice: Steven Rieber.

78. Habermas: David Ingram.

79. Hare: Nick Fotion.

80. Hart: Nick Fotion.

81. Hegel: Tom Rockmore.

82. Heidegger: Thomas Sheehan.

83. Hempel: Gerald J. Massey and Barbara D. Massey.

84. Heraclitus: Iakovos Vasiliou.

85. Herder: David E. Cooper.

86. Hobbes: David Gauthier.

87. Hume: James M. Humber.

88. Husserl: J. N. Mohanty.

89. James: Michael H. Dearmey.

90. Jaspers: Oswald O. Schrag.

91. Kant: Ralf Meerbote.

92. Kierkegaard: George J. Stack.

93. Kripke: John P. Burgess.

94. Kuhn: Paul Hoyningen-Huene.

95. Leibniz: Nicholas Jolley.

96. Levinas: Adriaan T. Peperzak.

97. Locke: E. J. Lowe.

98. Machiavelli: William D. Richardson.

99. MacIntyre: Stephen Mulhall.

100. McTaggart: Gary L. Cesarz.

101. Malcolm: John V. Canfield.

102. Malebranche: Daisie Radner.

103. Marcuse: Douglas Kellner.

104. Maritain: John Haldane.

105. Marx: Allen W. Wood.

106. Merleau-Ponty: Hugh J. Silverman.

107. Mill: Geoffrey Scarre.

108. Montaigne: Paul S. MacDonald.

109. Moore: Avrum Stroll.

110. Nietzsche: Richard Schacht.

111. Ockham: John Shand.

112. Parmendides and Zeno of Elea: Iakovos Vasiliou.

113. Pascal: Anthony Levi.

114. Peirce: Robert Almeder.

115. Plato: C. C. C. Reeve.

116. Plotinus: Lloyd P. Gerson.

117. Popper: M. A. Notturno.

118. Protagoras: Iakovos Vasiliou.

119. Putnam: Douglas G. Winblad.

120. Pyrrho: A. A. Long.

121. Pythagoras: Iakovos Vasiliou.

122. Quine: Roger F. Gibson.

123. Rawls: Thomas W. Pogge.

124. Reid: William L. Rowe.

125. Ricoeur: G. B. Madison.

126. Rorty: Kai Nielsen.

127. Rousseau: Robert Wokler.

128. Royce: Bert P. Helm.

129. Russell: Peter Hylton.

130. Ryle: William Lyons.

131. Santayana: Andrew Reck.

132. Sartre: William R. Schroeder.

133. Scheler: John C. Coker.

134. Schelling: Judith Norman.

135. Schlick: Thomas Oberdan.

136. Schopenhauer: David E. Cooper.

137. Sextus Empiricus: A. A. Long.

138. Socrates: John Beversluis.

139. Spinoza: Genevieve Lloyd.

140. Strawson: Hans-Johann Glock.

141. Thales: Richard D. Parry.

142. Vico: Donald Phillip Verene.

143. Voltaire: Robert Wokler.

144. Whitehead: Lewis S. Ford.

145. Wittgenstein: P. M. S. Hacker.

146. Wollstonecraft: Linda A. Bell.

147. Xenophanes: Iakovos Vasiliou.

148. Zeno of Citium: A. A. Long.

Part IV: Indian Philosophers:.

149. Bhartr-hari: Ashok Aklujkar.

150. Bhattacharyya: David E. Cooper.

151. The Buddha: Peter Harvey.

152. Candrakirti: Jay L. Garfield.

153. Dharmakirti: Jonardon Ganeri.

154. Dinnaga (Dignaga): Jonardon Ganeri.

155. Gandhi: Bhikhu Parekh.

156. Gangesa: Karl H. Potter.

157. Guadapada: John Grimes.

158. Kumarila: John A. Taber.

159. Madhusudana Sarasvati: Karl H. Potter.

160. Madvha: Indira Mahalingam Carr and Brian Carr.

161. Mahavira: Jayandra Soni.

162. Nagarjuna: Bina Gupta.

163. Padmapada: John Grimes.

164. Patanjali: Mark B. Woodhouse.

165. Radhakrishnan: Kalyan Sengupta.

166. Ramanuja: Indira Mahalingam Carr.

167. Sankara: Brian Carr.

168. Sri Aurobindo: Tapan Kumar Chakrabarti.

169. Sriharsa: Karl H. Potter.

170. Suresvara: John Grimes.

171. Swami Vivekananda: Tapan Kumar Chakrabarti.

172. Vacaspati Misra: Karl H. Potter.

173. Vasubandhu: Bina Gupta.

174. Vidyaranya: Karl H. Potter.

Part V: Japanese Philosophers:.

175. Dogen: Graham Parkes.

176. Hakuin: Mark L. Blum.

177. Honen: Mark L. Blum.

178. Kukai: Mark L. Blum.

179. Miki: John C. Maraldo.

180. Nichiren: Mark L. Blum.

181. Nishida: Yoko Arisaka.

182. Nishitani: John C. Maraldo.

183. Suzuki: John C. Maraldo.

184. Tanabe: John C. Maraldo.

185. Watsuji: John C. Maraldo.

Part VI: Islamic and Jewish Philosophers:.

186. Averroes (Ivn Rushd): Oliver Leaman.

187. Avicenna (Ivn Sina): Oliver Leaman.

188. Farabi: Oliver Leaman.

189. Ghazali: Oliver Leaman.

190. Iqbal: David E. Cooper.

191. Maimonides: Oliver Leaman.

192. Mendelssohn: Oliver Leaman.

193. Philo: Oliver Leaman.

Index.

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Robert L. Arrington is Professor of Philosophy at Georgia State University. His publications include Rationalism, Realism, and Relativism (1990), Wittgenstein and Quine (1991), and Wittgenstein's Philosophical Investigations: Text and Context (1992), both with H.-J. Glock, and Western Ethics: An Historical Introduction (Blackwell 1998). In addition to his published work, Robert Arrington was an Advisory Editor to David Cooper's Ethics: The Classic Readings (Blackwell 1997).
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