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The Practice of Philosophy: Handbook for Beginners (3rd Edition)

The Practice of Philosophy: Handbook for Beginners (3rd Edition)
Author: Jay F. Rosenberg
ISBN 13: 9780132308489
ISBN 10: 132308487
Edition: 3
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1995-08-11
Format: Paperback
Pages: 133
List Price: $77.00

Based on the author's nearly 30 years' of teachingintroductory philosophy — and his observations of where beginningreaders run into difficulty — this compact “primer” givesreaders the basic tools they need to explore philosophical reading andwriting for the first time. Provides insights andstrategies for helping readers get started with reading, thinking about, anddiscussing philosophical concepts and writing short philosophical essaysabout what they've been reading and thinking; includes a new chapter thatillustrates techniques for probing beneath the expository surface of a givenquestion to uncover the inevitable structure of presuppositions and problemsunderlying it.