The Great Conversation: Volume I: Pre-Socratics Through Descartes (Paperback)

The Great Conversation: Volume I: Pre-Socratics Through Descartes By Norman Melchert, David R. Morrow Cover Image

The Great Conversation: Volume I: Pre-Socratics Through Descartes (Paperback)

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Tracing the exchange of ideas among history's key philosophers, The Great Conversation: A Historical Introduction to Philosophy, Eighth Edition, provides a generous selection of excerpts from major philosophical works and makes them more easily understandable to students with lucid and engaging explanations. Extensive cross-referencing shows students how philosophers respond appreciatively or critically to the thoughts of other philosophers.

The Great Conversation, Eighth Edition, is also available in two separate volumes to suit your course needs:

The Great Conversation: Volume I: Pre-Socratics through Descartes, Eighth Edition

The Great Conversation: Volume II: Descartes through Derrida and Quine, Eighth Edition.
Norman Melchert is Selfridge Professor of Philosophy Emeritus and a former Acting Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at Lehigh University. He is the author of Who's to Say? A Dialogue on Relativism (1994) and numerous journal articles. David R. Morrow is a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy at George Mason University. College. He is the coauthor of A Workbook for Arguments, Second Edition (2015) and numerous papers in applied ethics.
Product Details ISBN: 9780190670634
ISBN-10: 0190670630
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
Publication Date: September 17th, 2018
Pages: 464
Language: English