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Mastering Philosophy (2nd Edition)

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Red Globe Press

Pages: 524
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Macmillan Master Series

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08 February 2001

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Mastering Philosophy introduces the beginner to all the main areas of this fascinating subject. A wide range of problems are investigated within a generally historical framework from the Ancient Greeks through to the present...

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Mastering Philosophy introduces the beginner to all the main areas of this fascinating subject. A wide range of problems are investigated within a generally historical framework from the Ancient Greeks through to the present day. The book provides guided answers and comments to encourage the reader to engage in philosophical 'dialogue', and contains extensive suggestions for further reading. In this second, comprehensively revised edition, attention has been paid to recent developments in continental philosophy. New chapters on critical thinking and oriental philosophy have also been included.

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Readable and clearly explained, requiring no previous knowledge
Fully revised and updated, with new material on Critical Thinking, recent Continental Philosophy, and an introduction to Chinese and Indian Philosophy
Includes extensive reading lists, test questions, and guided answers
Looks at a wide range of themes and problems through the writings of major philosophers

Introduction
Critical Thinking
The Philosophy of Plato
The Philosophy of Aristotle
Knowledge and Truth
Ethics
Political Philosophy
The Philosophy of Science
The Philosophy of Religion
The Philosophy of Art
Metaphysics
Man, Society and Culture
Oriental Philosophy
Glossary
Guided Answers
Bibliography
Name Index
Subject Index.

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ANTHONY HARRISON-BARBET has had many years' experience as a philosophy teacher for the London B.A. and, more recently, as a Senior Tutor for Dublin City University's National Distance Education Centre. He has also been an examiner for both the International Baccalaureate and the Associated Examining Board.

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ANTHONY HARRISON-BARBET has had many years' experience as a philosophy teacher for the London B.A. and, more recently, as a Senior Tutor for Dublin City University's National Distance Education Centre. He has also been an examiner for both the International Baccalaureate and the Associated Examining Board.

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