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Introduction to Modern Philosophy: Examining the Human Condition (7th Edition)

 
 
 
 
Introduction to Modern Philosophy: Examining the Human Condition (7th Edition)
Author: Alburey Castell - Donald M. Borchert - Arthur Zuck
ISBN 13: 9780130194589
ISBN 10: 130194581
Edition: 7
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2000-09-30
Format: Paperback
Pages: 672
List Price: $142.80
 
 

This popular introduction to modern philosophy features question-based chapters with a stimulating debate-style format, and intersperses primary sources with commentary. Each chapter deals with a fundamental question about human existence, exploring the subject through representative readings by classic, modern, and contemporary philosophers--with at least two contrasting perspectives for each main position. What Is Philosophy? Am I a Body and a Mind? Am I Free or Determined? What Grounds Do I Have For Belief in God? On What Principle Do I Judge Things Right or Wrong? When Should I Obey the Law? What Things Shall I Call Art? When Can I Say "I Know?" What Is Science? Positivism to Post-Modernism. Applied Ethics (medical ethics, business ethics, environmental ethics). Making Sense Out Of Life (a multi-cultural perspective). For anyone interested in modern philosophy.