Philosophical Writing: An Introduction / Edition 3

Philosophical Writing: An Introduction / Edition 3

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by A. P. Martinich, Aloysius Martinich
     
 

ISBN-10: 1405131675

ISBN-13: 9781405131674

Pub. Date: 01/02/2008

Publisher: Wiley

Substantially updated and revised, the third edition of Philosophical Writing is designed to help those with little or no experience in philosophy to think and write successfully.
• Trraces the evolution of a good philosophical essay from the draft stage to completion
• Now includes new examples of structures of a philosophical essay, new examples

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Overview

Substantially updated and revised, the third edition of Philosophical Writing is designed to help those with little or no experience in philosophy to think and write successfully.
• Trraces the evolution of a good philosophical essay from the draft stage to completion
• Now includes new examples of structures of a philosophical essay, new examples of rough drafts, tips on how to study for a test and a new section on how to utilize the internet effectively
• Written with clarity and wit by a bestselling author.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781405131674
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/02/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
216
Sales rank:
687,916
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1Author and audience9
2Logic and argument for writing19
3The structure of a philosophical essay49
4Composing65
5Tactics for analytic writing90
6Some constraints on content133
7Some goals of form140
8Problems with introductions157
App. A"It's Sunday night and I have an essay due Monday morning"170
App. BHow to study for a test174
App. CScholarship : notes and references176
App. DPhilosophy resources on the Internet181
App. EOn grading186
App. FGlossary of philosophical terms188

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