Philosophy: Basic Readings

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Routledge, 1999 - Philosophy - 449 pages
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Ideal readings for anyone coming to philosophy for the first time. Nigel Warburton brings philosophy to life with an imaginative selection of philosophical writings on key topics. These carefully chosen readings are easy to understand, are accessible and will give the reader a thorough understanding of philosophy. Each chapter considers a key area of philosophy grouped under the following themes: * What is philosophy?
*God
* Right and wrong
* Politics
* The external world
* Mind
* Science
* Art
Each theme in this book complements the sections in Philosophy: The Basics with a selection of readings. This is an ideal introduction to key philosophical texts for students.

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Warburton is Lecturer in Philosophy at the Open University.

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