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Complete Idiot's Guide to Philosophy (Complete Idiot's Guides)

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Socrates’s admonition that "the unexamined life is not worth living" still resonates with many people, and this guide is a great introduction to that mental exercise. The author skillfully covers the subject both historically and topically and brings the reader all the way up to the present, with insights into 21st-century philosophical thought.

• Essential philosophers and philosophies, from ancient times right up to today

• New information on such topics as Eastern philosophy, women philosophers, postmodernism, and critical theory

• The relevance of philosophy to a variety of other subjects and to today’s world

About the Author

Jay Stevenson received his Ph.D. in English literature from Rutgers University and currently works as a writer and editor in New Jersey. He is also an adjunct professor of reading at Rider University. His most recent books are The Complete Idio‛s Guide‚ to Eastern Philosophy, and The Complete Idio‛s Guide‚ to Angels.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781592573615
Author:
Stevenson, Jay
Publisher:
Alpha Books
Author:
Stevenson, Ph.D., Jay
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
History & Surveys - General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Philosophy-Surveys
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass Market
Series:
Complete Idiot's Guides
Publication Date:
20050631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
9.00x7.40x.86 in. 1.21 lbs.
Age Level:
from 18

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