Course NoHS 112
TitlePhilosophy: Styles and Methods
DescriptionPhilosophy as the science of what is: Thales and Anaxagoras; philosophy as poetry: parmenides and the logic of being; philosophy as dialogue: Socrates.against writing; philosophy as analysis: Aristotle on well-being; representation and context in early modern philosophy; the order of discourse: from hermeneutic to structuralism; history and historiography in the enlightenment.
  1. J. Barnes, M. Schofield and R. Sorabji (Eds), Articles on Aristotle, Vol. 3, Duckworth, 19791.
  2. B. Jowett, The Dialogues of Plato, D. Appleton & co., 1898.
  3. B. Jowett, Aristotle, Nichomachean Ethics, Random House, 1937.
  4. M. Foucault, The Order of Things, Vintage Books, 1973.
  5. M. Blanchot, The Infinite Conversation, University of Minnesota Press, 1993.
  6. G. Gadamer, Truth and Method, Sheed and Ward, 1975.
  7. M. Heideggger, Basic Problems of Phenomenology, Indiana University Press, 1982.
  8. S. Kierkegard, The concept of Dread, Princeton University Press, 1944.
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