Masterpieces of Philosophical Literature Thomas L. Cooksey

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Masterpieces of Philosophical Literature  by  Thomas L. Cooksey

Masterpieces of Philosophical Literature by Thomas L. Cooksey
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Some works of philosophy also stand as significant contributions to literature, and some works of literature have profoundly influenced philosophy. Written expressly for high school and college students, this reference insightfully introduces tenMoreSome works of philosophy also stand as significant contributions to literature, and some works of literature have profoundly influenced philosophy. Written expressly for high school and college students, this reference insightfully introduces ten widely studied works of philosophical literature. Individual chapters discuss Platos Republic, Augustines Confessions, Dantes Divine Comedy, Mores Utopia, Voltaires Candide, Goethes Faust, Kierkegaards Either/Or, Nietzsches Thus Spoke Zarathustra, Huxleys Brave New World, and Borges Labyrinths.

An introductory chapter considers such issues as the nature of philosophical literature, and the volume closes with a selected, general bibliography.Despite Platos banning of poets from the ideal community, some works of philosophy also stand as significant contributions to literature, and some works of literature have profoundly influenced philosophy. Such works have the power to challenge, provoke, and move the reader, and they upset complacent assumptions and demand new thinking.

They also draw on the resources of language and literature to explore enduring issues. Written expressly for high school and college students, this reference conveniently introduces ten widely studied works of philosophical literature.



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