For Introductory Philosophy Courses.
An introductory philosophy text that covers all the major fields of philosophy in easy-to-read language, interspersed with short selections from the major philosophers. The text has been a best-selling leader in the field for more than thirty years. It is written by an internationally recognized author of more than twenty books. He is an important voice in social and political philosophy, Immanuel Kant's philosophy, and the philosophy of education.
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The most widely-adopted introduction to philosophy text for almost two decades, this classic text introduces the major fields, problems, theories, and personalities of philosophy through the biographies and writings of leading thinkers.From the Back Cover:
This classic introduction to philosophy explores the major fields, problems, theories, and personalities of philosophy through the biographies and writing of leading thinkers. Contemporary Applications sections in each chapter show how classic philosophy connects to contemporary issues. Each chapter begins with a biography of a great philosopher, combines simple, clear explanations with short selections from classic texts, and focuses on WHAT the great philosophers said, and WHY they said it. Theory of Knowledge. Philosophy of Science. Ethical Theory. The Ethical Dimensions of Medicine. Social and Political Philosophy. Philosophy of Art. Philosophy of Religion. For anyone interested in Philosophy.
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Book Description Pearson, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110205645186
Book Description Prentice Hall, 2008. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. 10. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0205645186