Philosophy In a Week

Philosophy In a Week

by Mel Thompson
     
 

Learn in a week, remember for a lifetime!

In just one week, this accessible book will give you knowledge to last forever. End of chapter summaries and multiple choice questions are all designed to help you test your knowledge and gain confidence.

So whether you are a student or you simply want to widen your knowledge, you will find this seven-day course a very

Overview

Learn in a week, remember for a lifetime!

In just one week, this accessible book will give you knowledge to last forever. End of chapter summaries and multiple choice questions are all designed to help you test your knowledge and gain confidence.

So whether you are a student or you simply want to widen your knowledge, you will find this seven-day course a very memorable introduction.

Sunday: Think about knowledge like a philosopher

Monday: Consider what science is and how we gain knowledge of the natural world

Tuesday: Explore how we speak and think, and how this relates to the philosophy of mind.

Wednesday: Learn how philosophers view and engage with religion

Thursday: Engage with ethics - how we decide what is the right thing to do

Friday: Discover how political philosophers have balanced the role of government with individual freedom.

Saturday: Explore continental ideas such as existentialism and how the next generation of philosophers may build on them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444196139
Publisher:
Quercus
Publication date:
11/28/2013
Series:
Teach Yourself Series
Edition description:
Expanded
Pages:
128
Sales rank:
1,139,105
Product dimensions:
5.10(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.40(d)

Meet the Author

Mel Thompson is a bestselling author whose books on philosophy have sold over 200,000 copies and been translated into eleven languages.

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