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6 edition of Discovering Philosophy, Portfolio Edition (2nd Edition) found in the catalog.

Discovering Philosophy, Portfolio Edition (2nd Edition)

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  • 10 Currently reading

Published by Prentice Hall .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Textbooks,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • Ethics & Moral Philosophy,
  • Introductions

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages480
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9294312M
    ISBN 100132302128
    ISBN 109780132302128

    I was looking for a broad introduction to philosophy, so I decided to re-read this one. Advanced search. More books appeared, more information had to be saved. Makes philosophy more accessible and more interesting to students with other backgrounds. It would require the second law of thermodynamics to be violated. Two informal fallacies begging the question and straw man have been added.

    Furthermore, the fact that we often feel dissatisfied with life seems to support free will. Accessible content. Empiricism - knowledge is based on our senses and measured data. According to him, America, with its capitalistic economic system, only values rich people.

    Provides research that cannot be found anywhere else. For the determinist, they only know the unselected options are impossible after the fact. In fact, determinists don't think they should be punished. Provides two more tools to help students think philosophically. Would that not be the best world for an all powerful God to make? Seen this way, determinism doesn't strike us as either rational or satisfying.


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Discovering Philosophy, Portfolio Edition book

If you are in the minority you are really not free and autonomous. Skinner says all of our behavior is a result of conditioning. Government There are many forms of government: democracy, oligarchy, aristocracy, monarchy.

This is God. Everything would just exist at once. Download books. The problem of appearance versus reality is now introduced with issues from The Matrix movies. Then author talks about the Buddha. James says free will matches our experience and our expectations very well and it is more satisfying than determinism.

One of the most difficult aspects of teaching introductory philosophy is students' limited prior exposure to it. The owner of the company gets all the profit and makes all the rules.

The average person does not know what is best for the country. He addresses the view that evil exists not because God created evil, but because humans have free will to choose evil things.

We can only know the world after we perceive it and process the information with our brain.

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This was actually genius for his day and aligns well with our modern understanding of quantum mechanics. It will make Z-library bigger and more helpful for people. It is a good book to whet your appetite for the various topics.

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Mar 12,  · Discovering Philosophy looks at these and other fundamental questions. Specially designed for students who are more comfortable with secondary than with primary sources,Discovering Philosophy is a comprehensive introduction that is accessible and intellectually engaging.

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r The two books I've read that helped me get a very broad overview of the major topics in philosophy are: * Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary.