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introduction to philosophy

Major, David R.

introduction to philosophy

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Published by Doubleday, Doran & Company, Inc. in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy.

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    Statementby David R. Major.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD31 .M25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination495 p.
    Number of Pages495
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6292623M
    LC Control Number33020274
    OCLC/WorldCa544750

    The textbook is published under a CC By license, which permits the greatest freedom to retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute its contents. When you don't want to read, you can get punishment from the publisher. This is a great device for those with no previous knowledge of philosophy because the questions raised are given concrete and familiar formulations, a change from the tendency to abstraction in some other introductions. But that is why I wrote my book. Highly practical for everyday life.

    The titular question really is the focus of the book which leads Holt to search for answers in Oxford more than onceDavid Deutsche's cluttered living room just onceand at the bottom of a wine bottle numerous. In addition, the book is accompanied by supplementary materials that enhance its utility. Clarity rating: 4 Explanations are clear and concise. See also: Meno, Republic, Theaetetus.

    Try not to anticipate. But that is why I wrote my book. Transitions are easy to follow and allow the reader to make important connections within and between chapters. Methods and approacheseditedDescriptor Revision. It shaped European philosophy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and its concerns are in many cases surprisingly similar to those of modern analytical philosophers.


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Clarity rating: 4 Explanations are clear and concise. Good at conveying the wonder of philosophy, its ambitious scope means introduction to philosophy book some individual philosophers are treated somewhat sketchily.

Marx, deontology, structuralism, Husserl, phenomenology, eternity, projects, tea, opera, time, grammar and death and the giving of gifts in honour of cats are addressed with wit and insight. Yeah, you need to be smarter in this modern era. Comprehensive, erudite and revealing; this is a history written by one who would go on to become a regarded philosopher in his own right.

Included are a helpful bibliography and directions to internet addresses which, at the time of writing, are still viable. Our sphere of concern expands progressively through these chapters. Refreshingly, it ends up in Sartre instead of Wittgenstein or Carnap, for a change. These 'children's stories' contain many intriguing logical, semantic and philosophical puzzles.

He then explores three fields in detail: Theory of Knowledge, Theory of Value, and Metaphysics, each of them explained, defended, and critiqued in numerous positions. It is an intro, it is basically written, and covers most of the topics.

introduction to philosophy

You may have searched for this book in many places. Chapters can be read in different orders and still be understood. So introduction to philosophy book may not make sense to bundle Eastern and Western philosophies, as well as history of philosophy and all the aspects that refer to these into one book.

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Vincent F. It does not have a glossary or an index. In my choice of introduction to philosophy book books, I give two which will introduce readers to the world of modern philosophy 2 and 3a general book on the history of philosophy 1 and seven masterpieces of philosophy in reliable, usually well introduced and annotated and often remarkably cheap modern editions.

It shaped European philosophy in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and its concerns are in many cases surprisingly similar to those of modern analytical philosophers. Writes Cox, 'My point, however, is that to be a philosopher you don't actually have to know any of the arguments!

A rallying call against narrow specialism and the rise of the philosophical 'technocrats'. Methods and approacheseditedDescriptor Revision. As can be seen from the subtitle Savater asks us to try to think philosophically for ourselves.

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