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Book News Annotation:

The authors of this 6th edition (all philosophy with York U., Ontario; U. of Texas at Brownsville; and Henderson State U., Arkansas) introduce undergraduates to the major fields of philosophical inquiry through readings, exercises, and essential background on key figures. Updates include expanded treatment of continental and analytic philosophy, contemporary theories of justice, and feminism. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Synopsis:

This 6th edition of S. Morris Engel's engaging and critical work preserves the strengths of the earlier editions_intriguing examples and timely reflections on the major fields of philosophical inquiry (ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology) by some of the most important minds in the history of ideas (Plato, St. Thomas, Wittgenstein)_and expands the discussions of those fields. The new edition also incorporates expanded explorations of contemporary discussions in fields of continental and analytic philosophy, theories of justice, and feminism.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780742548923
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Subject:
Philosophy
With:
Durand, Kevin
Author:
Soldan, Angelika
Author:
Engel, S. Morris
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy : General
Edition Number:
6
Publication Date:
20071031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
457
Dimensions:
8.90x7.13x1.15 in. 2.03 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , This 6th edition of S. Morris Engel's engaging and critical work preserves the strengths of the earlier editions_intriguing examples and timely reflections on the major fields of philosophical inquiry (ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology) by some of the most important minds in the history of ideas (Plato, St. Thomas, Wittgenstein)_and expands the discussions of those fields. The new edition also incorporates expanded explorations of contemporary discussions in fields of continental and analytic philosophy, theories of justice, and feminism.
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