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Fundamental Rousseau: A Practical Guide to the Social Contract, Emile, and More By M. James Ziccardi
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Portions of this book have been extracted in their entirety from M. James Ziccardi’s Fundamentals of Western Philosophy with the exception of the section dealing with Emile, which exists only... More > in this book. It is intended to serve as a primer for students of the political philosophy and especially the more important works of Jean-Jacques Rousseau.< Less
Political Philosophy: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of John Stuart Mill By M. James Ziccardi
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With good reason, John Stuart Mill is widely regarded as the most influential philosopher of the nineteenth century. In Political Philosophy: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of John Stuart... More > Mill, M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages and principal ideas which are put forward in four of John Stuart Mill’s most influential works: On Liberty, Considerations on Representative Government, Utilitarianism, and The Subjection of Women. Combined with explanations from the author, this book examines in an easy to follow format Mill’s most important contributions to modern social theory, political philosophy, and ethics.< Less
Stoicism: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of Seneca By M. James Ziccardi
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Lucius Annaeus Seneca is widely regarded as one of the most influential and inspirational moral writers within the Stoic tradition, or what many regard as the noble philosophy of pre-Christian Rome.... More > Although the origins of Stoicism predate the works of Seneca by several centuries, it is his writings (along with those of Epictetus and Marcus Aurelius) that have made the virtue-centric doctrines of Stoicism as relevant today as they were when they were first written. In "Stoicism: A Practical Guide to the Select Works of Seneca", M. James Ziccardi presents in an easy to follow format the key passages and principal ideas that are put forward in six of Seneca’s most important works: "On the Shortness of Life", "On Anger", "On the Happy Life", "On Peace of Mind", "On Benefits", and "On Clemency". Portions of this book have been extracted from M. James Ziccardi’s "Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By".< Less
Immanuel Kant: A Guide to Transcendental Idealism By M. James Ziccardi
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This book examines the core components of Immanuel Kant’s unique and revolutionary philosophy, Transcendental Idealism. In it the reader will discover concise yet thorough descriptions of the... More > most important aspects of Kantianism, including such topics as: • The limits of theoretical knowledge • Kant’s Copernican Revolution • The distinction between the phenomenal and the noumenal • The antinomies and dialectical logic • Synthetic a priori knowledge • Kantian ethics (deontology) • The Categorical Imperative • Kant’s ideas on free will, the immortality of the soul, and the existence of God. A brief biography of the life of Immanuel Kant is also included in the book.< Less
Roman Stoicism: Words to Live (and Die) By By M. James Ziccardi
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This book is an assemblage of some of the most insightful and enlightening ideas which have been extracted from the writings of four of the most influential figures in the philosophy of Stoicism: ... More > Seneca, Musonius Rufus, Epictetus, and Marcus Aurelius. It is hoped that through this amalgamation of Stoic thought the reader will come away with a clear and concise understanding of this most noble of philosophies. Included in the books are the ideas put forward in the following works: Seneca * On The Shortness of Life * On Anger * On The Happy Life * On Peace of Mind Epictetus * The Discourses of Epictetus * The Enchiridion Marcus Aurelius * Meditations As a bonus, an Appendix has been included containing selected beliefs of the stoic philosophers categorized by subject matter (i.e. Pain and Suffering, Anger, etc.). This may assist the reader in comparing and contrasting stoic beliefs between the philosophers more easily.< Less
Fundamental Boethius: A Practical Guide to the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy By M. James Ziccardi
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In Fundamental Boethius: A Practical Guide to the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy, M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages from two of Boethius’ two most influential... More > works, the Theological Tractates and Consolation of Philosophy. Combined with explanations from the author, this book examines in an easy to follow format Boethius’ most important contributions to both Medieval Philosophy and Christian Theology. The book also points out specific instances where Boethius borrows heavily from the ideas of earlier philosophers, the first and foremost of these being Aristotle. Also included in the book is a biographical narrative on the life of Boethius.< Less
Medieval Philosophy: The Epistemology of Henry of Ghent By M. James Ziccardi
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Henry of Ghent is commonly regarded as one the three most important scholastic philosophers of the latter part of the Middle Ages. Wedged neatly between the teachings of Thomas Aquinas and John... More > Duns Scotus, Henry’s philosophy encompassed a wide range of topics, including epistemology, ethics, and the natural sciences, all of which he closely tied to the Christian theology of his day. In this book we examine Henry’s ideas on epistemology, all of which are put forward in Article 1 of his Summa of Ordinary Questions, entitled On the Possibility of Human Knowledge.< Less
Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics By M. James Ziccardi
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Aristotle’s Physics remains one of the most influential works in all of Western Philosophy. For more than a thousand years it had stood as a pillar to all philosophical and scientific... More > thought. In Fundamental Aristotle: A Practical Guide to the Physics, M. James Ziccardi presents all of the essential ideas presented in the work in an easy to follow format. Included in the book are Aristotle’s views on time, infinity, and motion.< Less
Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations By M. James Ziccardi
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In Fundamental Descartes: A Practical Guide to the Method and Meditations, M. James Ziccardi presents the key passages of Rene Descartes’ two most influential works, Discourse on the Method and... More > Meditations on First Philosophy. Combined with explanations from the author, this book examines in an easy to follow format Descartes’ most important contributions to Western Philosophy, which include: Cartesian Doubt, Cartesian Dualism, the essentials of rationalism, and Descartes’ unique take on the ontological argument for the existence of God. Also included in the book is a biographical narrative on the life of Rene Descartes. Includes an active Table of Contents.< Less
Fundamentals of Western Philosophy By M. James Ziccardi
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Fundamentals of Western Philosophy is a comprehensive review of the principles underlying the four primary disciplines of Western Philosophy: Metaphysics, Epistemology, Ethics, and Political... More > Philosophy. This work includes detailed examinations of the ideas put forth by such influential thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Descartes, Spinoza, Leibniz, George Berkeley, John Locke, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, Arthur Schopenhauer, Bertrand Russell, Machiavelli, Thomas Hobbes, Jean-Jacques Rousseau, John Stuart Mill, and Alexis de Tocqueville.< Less

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