This useful and richly informative book will inspire and motivate readers to appreciate the importance and relevance of philosophy in their everyday lives. A user-friendly format provides detailed content coverage and critical reasoning skills development.
Its “applied focus” pays attention to the personal and practical relevance of philosophy by focusing on its experiential, therapeutic, and social applications—complemented by a built-in study guide and substantial excerpts from classical original sourceworks. Six chapters cover: what philosophy is, philosophies of life, logic and philosophical method, epistemology and metaphysics, ethics, and political philosophy.
For individuals new to, and interested in, the study of philosphy.