The Philosophers Toolkit: A Compendium of Philosophical Concepts and Methods

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Wiley, Oct 30, 2002 - Philosophy - 232 pages
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The Philosophers' Toolkit provides all the intellectual equipment necessary to engage with and participate in philosophical argument, reading and reflection. Each of its 87 entries explains how to use an important concept or argumentative technique accurately and effectively.

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This book helps keep me grounded on isms, arguments, counter-arguments, reasoning and its limitations. I dip into it more and more as time goes on and and I try to learn more about philosophy and thinking. Read full review

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Arid. Not a introduction in my opinion. Read full review

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Julian Baggini is editor and co-publisher of The Philosophers' Magazine. He has written on philosophy for the general reader in The Independent, Independent on Sunday and Times Educational Supplement. His PhD was awarded by University College London in 1996.

Peter Fosl is Bingham Associate Professor of Philosophy and Program Chair at Transylvania University, Lexington, Kentucky. He serves as contributing editor to The Philosopher's Magazine. A graduate of Bucknell University and Emory University, Fosl also studied at the LSE and took a Fullbright Scholarship to the University of Edinburgh. He has published on Hume, scepticism and topics in the history of philosophy.

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