How to get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor's Toolkit

How to get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor's Toolkit

By: Andrew Fisher (author), Jonathan Tallant (author)Paperback

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Engaging undergraduate students and instigating debate within philosophy seminars is one of the greatest challenges faced by instructors on a daily basis. How to Get Philosophy Students Talking: An Instructor's Toolkit is an innovative and original resource designed for use by academics looking to help students of all abilities get the most out of their time spent in group discussions. Each chapter features thought experiments, discussion questions and further readings on topics within the following core areas of philosophy: Metaphysics Epistemology Philosophy of Mind Philosophy of Language Philosophy of Religion Philosophy of Science Political Philosophy Normative Ethics Applied Ethics Metaethics Aesthetics Group discussions and debates are a key part of undergraduate study and one of the best ways for students to learn and understand often complex philosophical theories and concepts. This book is an essential toolkit for instructors looking to get the most out of their philosophy students.

About Author

Andrew Fisher is associate professor in Philosophy at the University of Nottingham, UK. Jonathan Tallant is associate professor in Philosophy at the University of Nottingham, UK.

Contents

Introduction, 1. Epistemology 2. Philosophy of Language 3. Metaphysics 4. Philosophy of Mind 5. Philosophy of Science 6. Applied Ethics 7. Normative Ethics 8. Metaethics 9. Aesthetics 10. Politics 11. Philosophy of Religion

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9781138827875
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 258
  • ID: 9781138827875
  • weight: 386
  • ISBN10: 1138827878

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