Core Questions in Philosophy: A Text with Readings (6th Edition) (Mythinkinglab)

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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:

  • 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.

 

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Elliott Sober is Hans Reichenbach Professor of Philosophy and William F. Vilas Research Professor at University of Wisconsin-Madison. His research is in the philosophy of science, especially in the philosophy of evolutionary biology. Sober’s books include The Nature of Selection -- Evolutionary Theory in Philosophical Focus (1984), Reconstructing the Past -- Parsimony, Evolution, and Inference (1988), Philosophy of Biology (1993), Unto Others -- The Evolution and Psychology of Unselfish Behavior (1998, coauthored with David Sloan Wilson), Evidence and Evolution – the Logic Behind the Science (2008), and Did Darwin Write the Origin Backwards? (2011). He won the Lakatos Prize in 1991 and the American Philosophical Association named him Prometheus Laureate for 2008. He has been president of the Philosophy of Science Association and the American Philosophical Association (Central Division). He is currently president of the International Union for History and Philosophy of Science (Division of Logic, Methodology, and Philosophy of Science).

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"Sober is a real philosopher and the clarity of his thought helps this book immensely." - Sean Stidd, Wayne State University

 

"I definitely think that the author wrote this book with the student in mind. Although the ideas presented are difficult, the author does a great job in explaining the theories without 'tarnishing' the philosophers theory. So many text ruin the power of the philosophical thought because they want to make the idea 'understandable'. It is not the case in this text. I thought the explanations were spot on." - Louis Howe, Jr., Central Connecticut State University

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