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Title:
Thinking through philosophy : an introduction
Author:
Horner, Chris.
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Publication Information:
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
271 pages, portraits ; 25 cm
Language:
English
Contents:
1. Metaphysics -- 2. Theory of knowledge -- 3. Philosophy of mind -- 4. Philosophy of science -- 5. Ethics -- 6. Political philosophy -- 7. Philosophy of art -- 8. Philosophy of religion.
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ISBN:
9780521626576
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Book

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Summary

No previous knowledge is assumed, and in lively and provocative chapters the authors invite the reader to explore questions about the nature of science, religion, ethics, politics, art, the mind, the self, knowledge and truth. Each chapter includes inset boxes providing links to classic philosophy texts on the issues discussed. In addition, the book relates the adventure of philosophy to some of the key principles of critical thinking.


Table of Contents

1 Theory of knowledge
2 Moral philosophy
3 Philosophy of religion
4 Philosophy of mind
5 Political philosophy
6 Philosophy of science
7 Philosophy of aesthetics
8 Metaphysics
Index