9780495808756

Philosophy : A Text with Readings

  • ISBN 13:

    9780495808756

  • ISBN 10:

    049580875X

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2010
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
  • Newer Edition

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Summary

Engaging and compelling on every page, Velasquez’s text is a fascinating exploration of philosophy that helps readers appreciate how the subject is relevant to day-to-day life and our larger social world. This trusted book combines clear prose and primary source readings to take readers on a meaningful exploration of a range of philosophical topics, such as human nature, reality, truth, ethics, the meaning of life, diversity, and social/political philosophy.

Philosophy: A Text With Readings, Eleventh Edition, is the popular text/reader that combines clear, lively prose and nontechnical primary sources to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to philosophy. Manuel Velasquez masterfully relates the subject to your students’ own self understanding and illustrates how philosophy is relevant to their personal lives as well as to our larger social world.

Philosophy: A Text With Readings, Eleventh Edition, covers a wide range of topics—such as human nature, reality, truth, ethics, the meaning of life, diversity, and social/political philosophy—and is organized to encourage critical thinking and studying through questions and readings that consistently connect philosophy back to students’ personal experiences.

The Eleventh Edition is now easier to use and more flexible than ever. And, it is simple to customize the content and the readings in the text to meet specific course needs with TextChoice and Proteus (see SUPPLEMENTS section.) When used with The Examined Life Telecourse, Philosophy: A Text With Readings, Eleventh Edition is the ideal text choice for distance learning settings. Whether you are teaching your course online or in the classroom, unmatched support is just a click away with our Philosophy Resource Center, a powerful course resource system.

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