Man is the Measure (Cordial Invitation to the Central Problems of Philosophy)

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An intelligently truthful book that explores the uneven landscape of the human intellect.

An accessible introduction to philosophy, this book narrows the gap between the general reader and intellectual inquiry. Its points are illustrated with concrete examples that should call the reader to a higher level of critical thinking and self-perception.

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'One of the best introductory texts in philosophy in recent years. It is freshly written, its points well-illustrated with concrete examples, and enlivened with strong doses of critical common sense.' - Sidney Hook, Emeritus Professor of Philosophy, New York University

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Reuben Abel was an adjunct professor of philosophy and Chairman of the Division of the Humanities at the New School for Social Research. He died in 1997.

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