Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings, International John Perry, Michael Bratman, and John Martin Fischer. Easy to use for both students and instructors, Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary John Perry, Michael Bratman, and John Martin Fisher. “Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings,” sixth edition, ed. John Perry, Michael Bratman, and John Martin Fischer. Article in Teaching.

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Thomas Nagel, “The Absurd” Saint Anselm, “The Ontological Argument” 4. A Molecular Approach 4th Edition. It is also accompanied by a robust support package that includes a more extensive test bank, available on the new online Ancillary Resource Center, and expanded self-quizzes for students on the Companion Website.

Introduction to Philosophy : Classical and Contemporary Readings

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This edition also features five new readings and a separate section on existential issues. Additional Resources A companion website go the textbook and includes: Gilbert Harmon, “Ethics and Observation” Sketch for a Systematic Metaphysics D.

It presents seventy substantial–and in some cases complete–selections from the best and most influential works in philosophy, offering a unique balance between classical and contemporary material.

Rosalind Hursthouse, “Thomson’s Arguments” Love that it uses examples from the movie “Matrix”. This edition is one of the best introductory textbooks on the market. The paradoxes and puzzles at the end of the book are a terrific addition. It combines the best of classic and contemporary texts, organized around philosophical problems in a provocative and lively way. Classical and Contemporary Readings incorporates boldfaced key terms listed after each reading and defined in the glossarya “Logical Toolkit,” and a guide to writing philosophy papers.

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Pery, “Criticisms of Utilitarianism” Each section begins with a very helpful summary of the main issues at stake in that section.

Introduction to Philosophy

This edition is one of the best introductory textbooks on the market. Offering the most comprehensive and itnroduction collection of historical and contemporary works, this acclaimed anthology addresses the major issues in philosophy over time Features a substantial number of articles by women philosophers on a broad range of topics—eleven total, eight new to this edition Part I includes a “Logical Toolkit” that lists and explains common terminology used in philosophical reasoning A guide to writing philosophy papers walks students through composing an effective papter A unique Part VII: The World of Introduciton Aristotle, “Nicomachean Ethics” Michael Bratman is U.

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An Introductory Reader Steven M. A companion website accompanies the textbook and includes: The pery manages to be interesting and genuinely illuminating even to introdictionbut remains understandable to the first-year student. William Paley, “Natural Theology” 6. It contains an excellent selection of texts–a menu rich in options for constructing a wide introduuction of courses.

Classical and Contemporary Readings, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive topically organized collection of classical and contemporary philosophy available. The Problem of Evil 7. It covers all the Big Questions that turn people on to philosophy, with a selection of classic and contemporary readings that are clear and accessible while also being challenging and provocative. Turing, “Computing Machinery and Intelligence” Freedom, Determinism, and Responsibility Mackie, “The Subjectivity of Values” Mackie, “The Subjectivity of Values” Submitting a Proposal Your Contacts.


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On the Site of Distributive Justice” Justice and Equality Morality and Self-Interest We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. It has a good selection of classical texts on each topic, and, for some topics, a nice sampling of more contemporary literature. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

Monday – Friday, – UK time. Rosalind Hursthouse, “Right Action” D. John Stuart Mill, “Utilitarianism” Bertrand Russell, “The Value of Philosophy” 2. The writing philosophu pitched at just the right level of complexity, but more importantly, the ideas are high quality. Gettier and Robert Nozick, and an essay by Christopher Grau that explores the philosophical concepts presented in the popular film The Matrix. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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Saint Anselm, “The Ontological Argument” 4. Blaise Pascal, “The Wager” B. On the Site of Distributive Justice” Bernard Williams, “The Self and the Future”