The Complete Idiot's Guide to Philosophy

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Penguin, 2002 - Philosophy - 313 pages
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A revised edition to a solid performing book, with expanded content on various philosophers and ideas.

-- The current edition has sold over 61,000 since its release in November of 1997.

-- Existing content is great, but needs to be added to in order to more effectively compete with Philosophy for Dummies, which, at 360 pages, is 100 pages over our current edition.

-- By its very nature, philosophy is not subject to a great deal of change over time, and therefore can be expected to continue to perform at or above current levels.

Philosophy is all about being, knowing, and acting. It poses daring questions such as what exists, what counts as knowledge, and how do we know things? And, as life becomes more and more complicated, people turn to philosophy to help themselves better understand the world around them-politics, religion, family, the environment, and more. The Complete Idiot's Guide "RM" to Philosophy, Second Edition will continue the first edition's success in exposing beginners to the world of philosophy, its ideas, and its philosophers. It will contain expanded content on existing ideas and philosophers covered in the first edition, but it will also introduce new philosophers whose ideas were not included in the first edition, but whose contributions to the world of philosophy are perhaps now less obscure.

 

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no me gusta nada. leyemos en la clase de philosophy y esta libro es muy limpio y mal.

Contents

II
1
IV
3
V
9
VII
17
IX
27
X
35
XI
37
XIII
49
XXXIII
155
XXXIV
167
XXXVI
175
XXXVII
187
XXXVIII
197
XXXIX
199
XL
209
XLI
217

XV
59
XVII
71
XIX
81
XXI
93
XXII
95
XXIV
105
XXVI
113
XXVII
123
XXIX
125
XXX
135
XXXII
145
XLII
227
XLIII
235
XLIV
243
XLVI
253
XLVII
255
XLVIII
265
XLIX
275
L
285
LII
295
LIV
297
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Jay Stevenson, Ph.D. teaches writing, English Literature, and cultural studies at Rutgers University and is the author of five titles in The Complete Idiot's Guide® series.

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