An Introduction to Philosophy

An Introduction to Philosophy

By: Jon Nuttall (author)Hardback

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This new textbook is a lively and highly accessible introduction to philosophy. From the fundamental issues of philosophical thought to the latest theories in the philosophy of mind, An Introduction to Philosophy provides clear and incisive discussion of the key areas of philosophy for students new to the subject. aeo Provides the tools new students need to tackle philosophical arguments themselves aeo Clearly presents and explains contemporary issues and current debates aeo Covers the key areas of philosophy, including perception, epistemology, metaphysics, the mind, philosophy of religion, ethics and political philosophy aeo Contains numerous learning features such as introductions, summaries, questions and further reading An Introduction to Philosophy is an ideal text for AS level, A level and first--year undergraduate students or anyone studying the subject for the first time.

About Author

John Nuttall teaches Philosophy at St. Johna s School, Leatherhead.


Philosophers Past and Present. Acknowledgements. The Nature of Philosophy. The Start of Modern Philosophy: Descartesa Meditations. Perception and Reality. Knowledge, Belief and Logic. Space, Time, Causality and Substance. The Mind. God. Morality. Political Issues. Guide to Further Reading. Index.

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780745616629
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 272
  • ID: 9780745616629
  • weight: 512
  • ISBN10: 0745616623

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