Philosophy. A Guide Through The Subject

Grayling C. A.

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Cover Type: Softcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: None Issued
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publisher Place: New York
Publisher Year: 1996
Edition: Reprint

Description: 677 pages. Book is in Very good condition throughout.

Publishers Description: This comprehensive new collection is designed as a complete introduction to philosophy for students and general readers. Consisting of eleven extended essays, specially commissioned for this volume from leading philosophers, the book surveys all of the major areas of philosophy and offers anaccessible but sophisticated guide to the main debates.An extended introduction provides general context and explains how the different subjects are related. The first part of the book deals with the foundations of philosophical epistemology, philosophical logic, methodology, metaphysics , and the philosophy of mind . The second part offershistorical chapters, two on ancient philosophy and two on modern philosophy . Finally, two chapters deal with questions of value, ethics and aesthetics . Each chapter has a full bibliography. The contributors include Bernard Williams, Roger Scruton, Martin Davies, David Wiggins, Christopher Janaway,David Papineau, and Mark Sainsbury.Designed to be as useful to the third-year student as to the beginner, this exciting new text will give each reader a unique sense of involvement in philosophy as it is practiced today.

ISBN: 9780198751571


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