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A modern introduction to philosophy

Edwards, Paul

A modern introduction to philosophy

readings from classical and contemporary sources

by Edwards, Paul

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Published by Free Press in Glencoe, Ill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Paul Edwards and Arthur Pap.
    SeriesThe Free Press textbooks in philosophy
    ContributionsPap, Arthur, 1921- joint ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBD21 .E4
    The Physical Object
    Pagination648 p.
    Number of Pages648
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6226240M
    LC Control Number57012628
    OCLC/WorldCa4874770

    This introductory article explains the coverage of this book, which is about the philosophical aspects of education. It explains that the philosophy of education is the branch of philosophy that addresses philosophical questions concerning the nature, aims, and problems of education. The book examines the problems concerning the aims and guiding ideals of by: 4. Following this method, he arrived at a conception of the world, of our minds, and of the relation between the two, that catapulted philosophy into the modern age. He initiated a new method for seeking philosophical explanation and provided a host of new philosophical .

    Her publications include A Very Short Introduction to Epicureanism, Epicureanism at the Origins of Modernity ( and ), Moral Animals: Ideals and Constraints in Moral Theory ( and ) and (with C. Wilson and D. Clarke), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy in Early Modern Europe ().5/5(1). Modern Philosophy. This is a textbook (or better, a workbook) in modern philosophy. It combines readings from primary sources with two pedagogical tools. Paragraphs in italics introduce figures and texts. Numbered study questions (also in italics) ask students to reconstruct an argument or position from the text, or draw connections among the.

    Contemplation, as Aristotle put it, is the perfect happiness: allow yourself entry then into the nirvana that is our selection of Philosophy, from the classics of existentialism to those yet to find their place as a thinking person’s staple. with fathering modern philosophy, Rene´ Descartes. Descartes’s evil introduction 11 No part of this book may be distributed, posted, or reproduced in any form by digital or mechanical means without prior written permission of the publisher. For general queries, contact [email protected]


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