The Questions of Philosophy

The Questions of Philosophy

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An imaginative and diverse sampling of philosophers within each chapter illustrates alternative conceptualizations that allow students to develop their own views. Each chapter includes readings from the major philosophers, as well as shorter passages from other philosophers presented within the chapter. This book should be of interest to 1st year undergraduate courses in philosophy.show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 532 pages
  • 144.78 x 233.68 x 35.56mm | 748.42g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Wadsworth Publishing Co Inc
  • Belmont, CA, United States
  • English
  • 0534080642
  • 9780534080648

Table of contents

Introduction: What is philosophy? What can I know? Can I know my 'self'? How can I acquire knowledge? What does 'truth' mean? What should I do? Do rules govern my action? How do I make right decisions? Do I have rights in society? Can I make society better? What may I hope? Does God exist? Can my life make sense? How should I deal with evil and death?show more