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This book aids beginning students to learn how to read, think, and write philosophically. The first chapter focuses on reading philosophy, an often daunting task for the beginning student. The author demystifies the process of reading philosophy by explaining the procedures that students can use in order to gain a critical understanding. Chapter Two provides a useful summary of logical concepts pertaining to the analysis, evaluation, and construction of arguments. The last chapter focuses on writing philosophy. Guidelines are provided for writing an argumentative essay.
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Gary E. Kessler received his Ph.D. from Columbia University where he studied philosophy and comparative religions. After teaching at Bard College, he accepted a position at California State University, Bakersfield where he taught for over thirty years. His most recent research centers on religion and violence. He is the author of numerous articles and books, including VOICES OF WISDOM, which, when first published in 1992, was the first multicultural textbook and reader intended for use in an introductory philosophy class.
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Book Description Wadsworth Publishing, 2000. Paperback. Condition: New. 002. Seller Inventory # DADAX0534535739
Book Description Cengage Learning, 2000. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0534535739