Philosophy: Key Themes 2012

Philosophy: Key Themes 2012

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Philosophy: Key Themes is a beginner's guide to understanding and critiquing philosophical arguments. Each chapter introduces one of the major themes in philosophy. Baggini's approach combines explanation with summary while encouraging the reader to question the arguments and positions presented.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 210 pages
  • 138 x 212 x 16mm | 258.55g
  • Palgrave MacMillan
  • Basingstoke, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • 2nd Revised edition
  • biography
  • 0230296645
  • 9780230296640
  • 314,360

About Gareth Southwell

JULIAN BAGGINI Philosopher and also editor and co-founder of The Philosophers' Magazine. He has a PhD on the philosophy of personal identity and is the author, co-author or editor of 17 popular philosophy books. His monthly philosophy podcast is available on iTunes or via the website. He has written for numerous newspapers and magazines, as well as for the think tanks The Institute of Public Policy Research and Demos. GARETH SOUTHWELL Philosopher, author and illustrator based in Swansea, UK. He has run the website Philosophy Online for the last 10 years. His other publications include guides to Descartes and Nietzsche, and Words of Wisdom, an exploration of 360 of philosophy's most important quotations.

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Table of contents

Preface Acknowledgements Introduction Theory of Knowledge Moral Philosophy Philosophy of Mind Philosophy of Religion Political Philosophy Aesthetics Glossary Further Reading Index

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