Philosophy Made Simple [NOOK Book]

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For almost four decades, Made Simple books have set the standard for continuing education and home study. In answer to the changing needsof today's marketplace, the Made Simple series for the '90s presents a thoroughly up-to-the-minute portfolio of skills, information, and experience, with revised and updated editions of bestselling titles, plus a whole range of new subjects from personal finance to office ...
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Philosophy Made Simple

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Overview

For almost four decades, Made Simple books have set the standard for continuing education and home study. In answer to the changing needsof today's marketplace, the Made Simple series for the '90s presents a thoroughly up-to-the-minute portfolio of skills, information, and experience, with revised and updated editions of bestselling titles, plus a whole range of new subjects from personal finance to office management to desktop publishing.

B & W illustrations throughout

Revised and updated, this bestselling reference is a step-by-step guide through this sometimes abstract discipline. The philosophers/authors make their subject matter lively and comprehensible as they delve into such areas as Ethics, Political Philosophy, Metaphysics, and Logic.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780307823250
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/22/2014
  • Sold by: Random House
  • Format: eBook
  • Pages: 352
  • Sales rank: 413,028
  • File size: 3 MB

Meet the Author

Richard H. Popkin was a prominent philosopher and professor who specialized in the history of enlightenment philosophy and early modern anti-dogmatism. Among his honors, Popkin was awarded the Nicholas Murray Butler Medal by Columbia University and was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was president emeritus and founding editor of the Journal of the History of Philosophy.

Avrum Stroll was a distinguished philosopher and a noted scholar in the fields of epistemology, philosophy of language, and twentieth-century analytic philosophy.
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  • Posted April 13, 2010

    Research Book on Philosophy

    I purchased this book to assist me in understanding the elements of philosophy that are important to writing a critical essay for my college writing class. I gave me a quick understanding of the different elements that philosophers use to persuade others to one point of view. The book was not written for that purpose but was a good resource in addressing the different ways people defend their point of view; and how to address their concerns using the different elements of philosophy such as ethos, logos and pathos. It was a great help. Written in a way that everyone could understand.

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