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040 _cIIT Kanpur
041 _aeng
082 _a100
245 _aWhat is this thing called philosophy?
_cedited by Duncan Pritchard
260 _bRoutledge
300 _axiv, 394p
520 _aWhat is this thing called Philosophy? is the definitive textbook for all who want a thorough introduction to the field. It introduces philosophy using a question-led approach that reflects the discursive nature of the discipline. Edited by Duncan Pritchard, each section is written by a high-profile contributor focusing on a key area of philosophy, and contains three or four question-based chapters offering an accessible point of engagement. The core areas of philosophy covered are: Ethics Political Philosophy Aesthetics Epistemology Philosophy of Mind Metaphysics Philosophy of Science Philosophy of Religion The Meaning of Life. The accompanying Routledge companion website features valuable online resources for both instructors and students including links to audio and video material, multiple-choice questions, interactive flashcards, essay questions and annotated further reading. This is the essential textbook for students approaching the study of philosophy for the first time.
650 _aPhilosophy -- Introductions
700 _aPritchard, Duncan [ed.]
942 _cBK
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