Philosophy

Philosophy

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by Edward Craig
     
 

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How should we live? What really exists? And how do we know for sure? In this lively and engaging study, Edward Craig argues that learning philosophy is merely a matter of broadening and deepening what most of us do already. But he also shows that philosophy is no mere intellectual pastime: thinkers such as Plato, the Buddhist sages, Descartes, Hobbes,

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How should we live? What really exists? And how do we know for sure? In this lively and engaging study, Edward Craig argues that learning philosophy is merely a matter of broadening and deepening what most of us do already. But he also shows that philosophy is no mere intellectual pastime: thinkers such as Plato, the Buddhist sages, Descartes, Hobbes, Hume, Hegel, Darwin, Mill, and de Beauvoir responded to real needs and events—and many of their concerns shape our daily lives.

 

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ISBN-13:
9781402782213
Publisher:
Sterling
Publication date:
12/07/2010
Series:
A Brief Insight
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
192
File size:
18 MB
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EDWARD CRAIG is Knightbridge Professor of Philosophy at Cambridge University, where he is also a Fellow of Churchill College. In addition to his role as General Editor of the Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Craig has authored numerous books on philosophy.

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