Past Masters provides electronic access to the works of major writers in philosophy and other fields. Current Rutgers offerings are ten Past Masters titles: the complete works of Aristotle and Hume, selected works of Davidson and Locke, Plato’s dialogues, Wittgenstein’s published works, the Oxford Classical Dictionary, and three compilations: British Philosophy: 1600-1900, The Continental Rationalists, and Political Philosophy: Macchiavelli to Mill. Browse by title or search within the text across all titles or a subset of them. In the case of multiple keywords, you can specify a proximity of up to fifty words between terms.
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Ancient (Aristotle and Plato) to modern (Wittgenstein) times, with the bulk of the texts in the sixteenth to nineteenth centuries.
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