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Making Sense

Author : Julian Baggini
ISBN : 0192805061
Genre : Philosophy
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Making Sense examines the philosophical issues and disputes that lie behind the news headlines of the day. The book covers themes such as morality, the environment and religious faith through such news stories as the Clinton-Lewinsky affair, the war against terrorism and the siege at Waco. It interweaves philosophy and current affairs to create a compelling narrative that challenges how we make sense both of the world around us and of our own beliefs. Julian Baggini is the editor and co-publisher of The Philosophers' Magazine.

The Oxford Companion To Philosophy

Author : Ted Honderich
ISBN : 9780199264797
Genre : Philosophy
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An in-depth philosophical reference work furnishes clear and reliable guidance on the ideas of philosophers, ranging from antiquity to the present day, and the major philosophical systems around the globe.

Journalism And The Philosophy Of Truth

Author : Jesse Owen Hearns-Branaman
ISBN : 9781317499992
Genre : Social Science
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This book bridges a gap between discussions about truth, human understanding, and epistemology in philosophical circles, and debates about objectivity, bias, and truth in journalism. It examines four major philosophical theories in easy to understand terms while maintaining a critical insight which is fundamental to the contemporary study of journalism. The book aims to move forward the discussion of truth in the news media by dissecting commonly used concepts such as bias, objectivity, balance, fairness, in a philosophically-grounded way, drawing on in depth interviews with journalists to explore how journalists talk about truth.

Great Thinkers A Z

Author : Julian Baggini
ISBN : 9780826467423
Genre : Philosophy
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Great thinkers A-Z brings together 101 lively and concise snapshots of the people who have shaped Western thought from ancient times to today. The key figures from all major Western philosophical traditions and periods are here. Also included are other major thinkers, such as Freud, Darwin and Einstein, Who, while not philosphers themseleves, have nevertheless had a major impact on philosophy. Togehter, these snapshots offer a full and fascinating overview of Western philosophy. Each entry locates a philosopher in their historical and intellectual context: provides a clear account of their principal writings and ideas: assesses their impact and importance; illustrates how they influenced, and were influenced by other, other philosophers; and gives suggestions for further reading. Great Thinkers A-Z is the ideal book for anyone interested in the history of Western thought and a valuable reference resource for students of philosophy and related disciplines.

What Philosophy Is

Author : Havi Carel
ISBN : 9780826472427
Genre : Philosophy
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This book addresses the question What is Philosophy? by gathering together responses from philosophers working in a variety of areas. The resulting collection provides focused discussions of the character and methods of philosophy and its relationship with other disciplines.

Philosophy With Teenagers

Author : Patricia Hannam
ISBN : 9781855397378
Genre : Education
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This book presents a clear introduction to the theory and practice of the Community of Philosophical Enquiry (P4C) and explains how P4C can facilitate young people's exploration of the key ethical questions of our time, such as intercultural understanding and education for sustainable development. It offers educationalists an opportunity to reflect on how philosophical thinking in young adults can support their development into confident individuals who are successful learners and responsible citizens, and discusses the relevance of this process to educational needs of the 21st Century. Additionally, the book gives practical examples for all practitioners wanting to develop philosophical thinking in their context, and to particularly help teachers implement the new curriculum demands in inspirational ways. The book will be of interest not only to a wide range of secondary teachers but also teacher educators at university level and also policy makers. It could be important for those working in the voluntary sector, for example, with concern for development and environment education. It will be of interest to parents and those in professions closely aligned to teaching such as social or youth work.

Proceedings And Addresses Of The American Philosophical Association

Author : American Philosophical Association
ISBN : UOM:39015062073500
Genre : Philosophy
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The Philosophers Magazine

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ISBN : UVA:X006197564
Genre : Philosophy
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Trauma Truth And Reconciliation

Author : Nancy Nyquist Potter
ISBN : 0198569424
Genre : Medical
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People do great wrongs to each other all the time, sometimes deliberately, sometimes accidentally. This book looks at how people, communities, and nations can address great wrongs and how they can heal from them- taking into consideration how differences in cultures, histories, and group expectations affect the possibilities for healing.

Book Review Digest

Author : H.W. Wilson Company
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