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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 A Text With Readings

Author : Manuel Velasquez
ISBN : 9781285499888
Genre : Philosophy
File Size : 34. 1 MB
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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.

Introducing Philosophy

Author : Robert C. Solomon
ISBN : 0199764867
Genre : Philosophy
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Introducing Philosophy: A Text with Integrated Readings, Tenth Edition, is an exciting, accessible, and thorough introduction to the core problems of philosophy and the many ways in which they are, and have been, answered. The authors combine substantial selections from significant works in the history of philosophy with excerpts from current philosophy, clarifying the readings and providing context with their own detailed commentary and explanation. Spanning 2,500 years, the selections range from the oldest known fragments to cutting-edge contemporary essays. Organized topically, the chapters present alternative perspectives--including analytic, continental, feminist, and non-Western viewpoints--alongside the historical works of major Western philosophers. PEDAGOGICAL FEATURES: * Discussion questions, a summary, and a bibliography with suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter * Questions at the end of each subsection * Marginal quotations from the featured readings * Key philosophical terms, boldfaced in the text and collected at the end of each chapter * A glossary at the end of the book NEW TO THIS EDITION: * A second color and more than 230 images illustrating key concepts and depicting famous philosophical figures * New selections by William Paley, John Locke, Bertrand Russell, W. V. O. Quine, St. Thomas Aquinas, John Dewey, and Martin Luther King, Jr. * Careful revisions to the readings and the author commentary that make the material even more accessible * More than 100 brief profiles of philosophers interspersed throughout * A revised Instructor's Manual provides chapter summaries and goals; section summaries; a Test Bank with multiple-choice, essay, true/false, and fill-in-the-blank questions; lecture outlines; and downloadable PowerPoint-based slides * An updated Companion Website at www.oup.com/us/solomon includes all the material from the Instructor's Manual along with resources for students: chapter overviews; chapter goals; interactive flash cards with key terms and definitions; discussion and essay questions; web links and activities; self-quizzes; and suggestions for further reading

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