Philosophy: Key Themes / Edition 1

Philosophy: Key Themes / Edition 1

by Julian Baggini
     
 

Philosophy: Key Themes is a beginner's guide to understanding and critiquing philosophical arguments. Each chapter introduces one of the major themes in philosophy. Baggini's approach combines explanation with summary while encouraging the reader to question the arguments and positions presented.

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Philosophy: Key Themes is a beginner's guide to understanding and critiquing philosophical arguments. Each chapter introduces one of the major themes in philosophy. Baggini's approach combines explanation with summary while encouraging the reader to question the arguments and positions presented.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333964873
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
11/16/2002
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
160
Product dimensions:
5.17(w) x 8.19(h) x 0.48(d)

Meet the Author

JULIAN BAGGINI is Philosopher and also editor and co-founder of The Philosophers' Magazine. He has a PhD on the philosophy of personal identity and is the author, co-author or editor of 17 popular philosophy books. His monthly philosophy podcast is available on iTunes or via the website. He has written for numerous newspapers and magazines, as well as for the think tanks The Institute of Public Policy Research and Demos.

GARETH SOUTHWELL is Philosopher, author and illustrator based in Swansea, UK. He has run the website Philosophy Online for the last 10 years. His other publications include guides to Descartes and Nietzsche, and Words of Wisdom, an exploration of 360 of philosophy's most important quotations.

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgements
Introduction
Theory of Knowledge
Moral Philosophy
Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy of Religion
Political Philosophy
Aesthetics
Glossary
Further Reading
Index

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