Philosophy: A Text with Readings

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Cengage Learning, Jan 1, 2010 - Education - 656 pages
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PHILOSOPHY: A TEXT WITH READINGS, Eleventh Edition, is the popular text/reader that combines clear, lively prose and nontechnical primary sources to provide an accessible and comprehensive introduction to philosophy. Manuel Velasquez masterfully relates the subject to your students own self understanding and illustrates how philosophy is relevant to their personal lives as well as to our larger social world. PHILOSOPHY: A TEXT WITH READINGS, Eleventh Edition, covers a wide range of topics such as human nature, reality, truth, ethics, the meaning of life, diversity, and social/political philosophy and is organized to encourage critical thinking and studying through questions and readings that consistently connect philosophy back to students personal experiences. The Eleventh Edition is now easier to use and more flexible than ever. And, it is simple to customize the content and the readings in the text to meet specific course needs with TextChoice and Proteus (see SUPPLEMENTS section.) When used with The Examined Life Telecourse, PHILOSOPHY: A TEXT WITH READINGS is the ideal text choice for distance learning settings. Whether you are teaching your course online or in the classroom, unmatched support is just a click away with our Philosophy Resource Center, a powerful course resource system.
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Having received his Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, Manuel Velasquez now serves as the Charles Dirksen Professor of Business Ethics at Santa Clara University. He teaches courses in the Leavey School of Business in the Legal, Political, and Social Environment of the Firm, in Business Strategy, and in Business Ethics. Professor Velasquez's research interests lie in the field of business ethics, and he has published numerous articles in journals such as the ACADEMY OF MANAGEMENT REVIEW, THE BUSINESS ETHICS QUARTERLY, SOCIAL JUSTICE RESEARCH, and THE BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL ETHICS JOURNAL.

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