Random House, Inc. An ideal introduction for the casual reader and a beneficial reference for the student, The Philosopher's Handbook features the writings of some of the world's most influential philosophers. Based on the premise that all human beings are curious about their existence, Rosen's collection brings together primary excerpts from the works of prominent thinkers such as Plato, Nietzsche, Descartes, Machiavelli, and Kant. Experts in each field have carefully selected the sources and provided brief introductions to help readers gain insight into the readings. Newly revised in order to emphasize its broad appeal, The Philosopher's Handbook is a solid introduction to Western philosophy for all inquiring minds.
Baker & Taylor A comprehensive introduction to western philosophy incorporates excerpts and other primary source material from the writings of important philosophers and thinkers, ranging from Aristotle to Hume, in a thought-provoking anthology arranged according to such disciplines as the Philosophy of Religion, Metaphysics, and Art and Aesthetics. Originally published as The Examined Life. Reprint.