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Philosophy A Text With Readings

Author : Manuel Velasquez
ISBN : 9781133612100
Genre : Philosophy
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Engaging and compelling on every page, Velasquez’s text helps you explore and understand philosophy while it helps you appreciate the relevance of philosophy to your day-to-day life and the larger social world. This trusted text combines clear prose and primary source readings to take you on a meaningful exploration of a range of philosophical topics, such as human nature, reality, truth, ethics, the meaning of life, diversity, and social/political philosophy. Carefully crafted built-in learning aids help you quickly master the material and succeed in your course. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Philosophy

Author : Manuel G. Velasquez
ISBN : UCSC:32106011266019
Genre : Philosophy
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Combining clear, accessible prose and many primary sources, Velasquez provides a complete introduction to philosophy in an engaging and meaningful way. The text brings attention to topics not always covered in other texts, including human nature, feminist theory, continental philosophy, diversity, and aesthetics. The chapter organization encourages critical thinking and studying in amounts students can master while examples and questions help connect philosophy to their personal experiences. In addition to the chapter-end readings, which permit students to work with primary source material, "Historical Showcases" readings put development of ideas into context for a "big picture" view.

World Philosophy

Author : Robert C. Solomon
ISBN : 0070596743
Genre : Philosophy
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This brief and inexpensive paperback provides an introduction to some of the world's great philosophical traditions through original sources. It can be used as a supplement to a traditional western-oriented textbook, or it can stand-alone. Organized by culture (Africa, China, Japan, Native American, Latin America, Arabia, Persia, India, the West), each self-contained chapter is edited by an expert in the area. The editors' extensive introductions to the selections are designed for readers with no previous study of philosophy. Each chapter also contains a pronunciation key, glossary, area map, and suggestions for further readings. An alternate table of contents is provided for world civilization courses.

Core Questions In Philosophy

Author : Elliott Sober
ISBN : 9780205956944
Genre : Philosophy
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This is the eBook of the printed book and may not include any media, website access codes, or print supplements that may come packaged with the bound book. Applying philosophy to everyday life. Core Questions in Philosophy emphasizes the idea that philosophy is a subject de­voted to evaluating arguments and constructing theories. Presented in an engaging lecture-style format, this text/reader focuses on the basic issues and ideas in philosophy with lectures/discussions, supported by readings from historically important sources. Discussions emphasize the logic of philosophical arguments and how they relate to the content of modern physical and social sciences. Teaching & Learning Experience The teaching and learning experience with this program helps to: Personalize Learning – MySearchLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Improve Critical Thinking – Review questions at the end of each chapter allow students to review what they’ve just learned and think critically about related problems. Engage Students – Following a lecture format, the text portion is written in an engaging conversational tone. Explore Theory – Emphasis on evaluating arguments and constructing theories. Support Instructors – An instructor’s manual, test bank, MyTest Test Bank, and PowerPoint presentation provide more teaching resources. MySearchLab w/ etext has topic-specific assessment, flashcards, and chapter exams offer and report directly to your grade book. Note: MySearchLab with eText does not come automatically packaged with this text. To purchase MySearchLab, please visit: www.mysearchlab.com or you can purchase a valuepack of the text + MySearchLab (at no additional cost): ValuePack ISBN-10: 0205861156 / ValuePack ISBN-13: 9780205861156

The Study Of Philosophy

Author : Andrew Pessin
ISBN : 9781442242838
Genre : Philosophy
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This seventh edition of The Study of Philosophy presents a comprehensive treatment of the major fields and figures of philosophy alongside primary readings by seminal thinkers to fuel debate and further study. New features of this edition include a substantive account of philosophical theology a reorganized treatment of early modern rationalism and empiricism discussion of the major highlights of twentieth- and twenty-first-century philosophy a survey of major contemporary moral problems From Plato to Plantinga, from Aristotle to Ayer, and from Socrates to Singer, this text brings the power of both ancient and modern philosophy to students of the twenty-first century!

Philosophy From Africa

Author : Pieter Hendrik Coetzee
ISBN : STANFORD:36105112969162
Genre : Philosophy
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In eight introductory essays and collections of readings, South African voices engage with voices from Francophone Africa and Anglophone Africa to provide an introduction to the work of leading thinkers from across Africa.

Philosophical Traditions

Author : Louis P. Pojman
ISBN : 0534570429
Genre : Philosophy
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PHILOSOPHICAL TRADITIONS introduces students to philosophy by combining the insights of Louis Pojman, one of contemporary philosophy's foremost teachers, with an impressive, yet not overwhelming collection of primary source excerpts drawn from the canon of Western philosophy. Organized topically, this book encourages students to critically explore all of the major lines of thinking and all of the major schools of thoughts that have formed around philosophy's basic fields--the philosophy of religion, epistemology, metaphysics, ethics, and the meaning of life. With readings of manageable length for today's typical undergraduate student, Pojman's commentaries in PHILOSOPHICAL TRADITIONS provide straightforward demonstrations of the implications of the book's featured arguments and ideas.

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