Thinking Philosophically: An Introduction to the Great Debates

Thinking Philosophically: An Introduction to the Great Debates

By: David Roochnik (author)Paperback

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Thinking Philosophically: An Introduction to the Great Debates presents a highly accessible introduction to five of the most fundamental debates in world philosophy. * Introduces five fundamental philosophical debates in a highly engaging and accessible manner that invites readers to enter the discussion themselves * Features chapters that each consider a central philosophical question dialectically by exploring the conflicting approaches of different philosophers * Argues that the work of philosophers like Plato and Rousseau is just as relevant today as it was in their own time * Provides a structure that encourages readers to apply philosophical principles to their everyday lives

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Contents

Prologue xii 1 An Introduction to Philosophy 1 2 Alone or With Others? 27 3 What Should We Do? 65 4 Whom Should We Emulate? (1) 98 5 Whom Should We Emulate? (2) 127 6 What Do You Know? 145 7 Being in Time 175 Epilogue 206 Works Cited 209 Index 214

Product Details

  • publication date: 15/03/2016
  • ISBN13: 9781119067078
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9781119067078
  • weight: 298
  • ISBN10: 1119067073

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