The Big Questions: A Short Introduction to Philosophy / Edition 9

The Big Questions: A Short Introduction to Philosophy / Edition 9

by Robert C. Solomon, Kathleen M. Higgins
     
 

This textbook encourages undergraduates to wrestle with life's "big questions" in order to define and articulate their own philosophical understandings. In 11 chapters devoted to themes such as truth, freedom, and beauty, the ideas of the great philosophers of the past are presented as a guide to ways of putting together one's own views. The Mac- and… See more details below

Overview

This textbook encourages undergraduates to wrestle with life's "big questions" in order to define and articulate their own philosophical understandings. In 11 chapters devoted to themes such as truth, freedom, and beauty, the ideas of the great philosophers of the past are presented as a guide to ways of putting together one's own views. The Mac- and Windows-compatible CD-ROM contains the text of more than 100 key works from the history of philosophy. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781133610649
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
02/12/2013
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
464
Sales rank:
148,491
Product dimensions:
6.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. Philosophical Questions. 2. The Meaning of Life. 3. God. 4. The Nature of Reality. 5. The Search for Truth. 6. Self. 7. Freedom. 8. Morality and the Good Life. 9. Justice and the Good Society. 10. Philosophy, Sex, Race, and Culture. 11. Beauty.

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