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This 6th edition of S. Morris Engel's engaging and critical work preserves the strengths of the earlier editions D 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) D 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.
Angelika Soldan is associate professor of philosophy and government at the University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College.
Table of Contents
|Philosophy and Its Beginnings|
|The Nature and Scope of Philosophy||p. 3|
|It Began Here||p. 15|
|Socrates: "And so I go about the world ..."||p. 45|
|Aristotle and the Science of Logic||p. 91|
|Common Fallacies||p. 123|
|Philosophy's Main Questions|
|Ethics: What Are We Like, and What Should We Do?||p. 155|
|Religion: What Is the Nature of God?||p. 205|
|Metaphysics: What Is the Nature of Our World?||p. 259|
|Epistemology: How Do We Know All This?||p. 287|
|The Analytic Tradition||p. 347|
|The Continental Tradition||p. 383|
|Fairness and Feminism||p. 413|
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