9780199812998

Introduction to Philosophy : Classical and Contemporary Readings

  • ISBN 13:

    9780199812998

  • ISBN 10:

    0199812993

  • Edition: 6th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 06/13/2012
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings,Sixth Edition, is the most comprehensive topically organized collection of classical and contemporary philosophy available. The text includes sections on God and evil, knowledge and reality, the philosophy of science, the mind/body problem, freedom of will, consciousness, ethics, political philosophy, existential issues, and philosophical puzzles and paradoxes. Easy to use for both students and instructors alike, the book incorporatesboldfaced key terms(listed after each reading and defined in the glossary); aguide to writing philosophy papers;and a"Logical Toolkit".The sixth edition includes five new readings--by renowned contemporary philosophers Anthony Brueckner, John Martin Fischer, Alan Goldman, Rosalind Hursthouse, and Thomas Nagel--and additional descriptive material on the authors throughout the book. Anupdated Instructor's Resource CDincludes a test bank of exam questions, sample syllabi, summaries of each reading, and additional pedagogical tools.A Companion Website at www.oup.com/us/perryfeatures the same material included on the CD and also links to a separate site for students, which offers multiple-choice self-quizzes; pedagogical material; and an interactive blog featuring recommended websites, news articles, helpful anecdotes, and interviews.

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