Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy

Publisher: Adams Media Release date: 2008-06-01

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Complex ideas explained in everyday language!Is there life after death? Are euthanasia, suicide, or stem cell research ethical acts? Does the use of performance enhancers in sports constitute cheating?These are the types of philosophical questions people face today. Philosophy is not a dead set of doctrines--it's a living body of knowledge that you can use to guide behavior and problem solving. In a lively, easy-to-follow approach, The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy introduces you to the major thinkers and the problems they've pondered over the last 2,600 years.In plain English, author Kenneth Shouler, Ph.D. explains all of the great philosophies--and provides contemporary examples to put them in perspective. He delves into the minds of such philosophers as:Socrates, Plato, and AristotleAugustine and AquinasSpinoza and DescartesLocke and HumeMill and NietzscheRussell and SartreIf you're ready to broaden your outlook on life, this is the book for you. Endlessly fascinating--and always clear and concise--it's the perfect introduction for budding philosophers!

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Genre: Philosophy

Collection: Everything

Type: EPub

Pages: 320

ISBN: 9781605502021

Additional Information

Genre: Philosophy

Collection: Everything

Type: EPub

Pages: 320

ISBN: 9781605502021

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