"Top Five" Philosophy Works
bthorp at PLAINS.NODAK.EDU
Sat Nov 20 07:24:23 UTC 1999
At 12:32 PM 11/18/1999 -0500, you wrote:
> In a recent Baruch College poll of philosophers (I don't know who was
>included), the following were named as the top five books and the top five
>articles in philosophy in the 20th century: The Top Five Books: 1.
>Wittgenstein, Philosophical Investigations 2. Heidegger, Being and Time 3.
>Rawls, A Theory of Justice 4. Wittgenstein, Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus
>& Whitehead, Principia Mathematica The Top Five Articles: 1. Quine,
>"Two Dogmas of Empiricism" 2. Russell, "On Denoting" 3. Godel, "On Formally
>Undecidable Propositions of Principia Mathematica& Related Systems" &
>Formalized Languages" & the Philosophy of Mind" As you can see, the
>lists contain nothing at all from Eastern Philosophy. implied that
>the answer is "none."
> Does anyone on the Indology list have a suggestion and/or an opinion?
> Dr. George Cronk & Religion Bergen Community College (NJ)
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