Doing Philosophy An Introduction Through Thought Experiments

Author: Theodore Schick
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages
ISBN: 9780073386683
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This text with readings helps students understand the nature and purpose of philosophical inquiry by explaining what philosophical problems are, how they can be solved, and why searching for solutions is important.

Doing Philosophy

Author: Theodore Schick
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Humanities, Social Sciences & World Languages
ISBN: 9780767420501
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By acquainting students with philosophical theories and the thought experiments used to test them, this text fosters active learning and helps students become better thinkers.

Doing Philosophy

Author: Joel Feinberg
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 0495096075
Size: 67.72 MB
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Clear and concise, this brief text is designed to assist introductory philosophy students who have no prior experience in writing philosophy papers.

What If

Author: Peg Tittle
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1315509318
Size: 75.75 MB
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Featuring a clear and conversational writing style that doesn't dilute the ideas, the value of the book is in its simplicity–in both format and tone.

Evidence And Faith

Author: Charles Taliaferro
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521790277
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Swinburne rightly describes his narrative thought experiment as "strange," and
one might add conceptually bizarre, but if ... eds., Doing Philosophy: An
Introduction through Thought Experiments (Chicago: McGraw-Hill Higher
Education, 2003).

Thought Experiments

Author: Roy A. Sorensen Associate Professor of Philosophy New York University
Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
ISBN: 0198023804
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Sorensen also assesses the hazards and pseudo-hazards of thought experiments. Although he grants that there are interesting ways in which the method leads us astray, he attacks most scepticism about thought experiments as arbitrary.

Thinking Through Film

Author: Damian Cox
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444343823
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An introduction to philosophy through film, Thinking Through Film: Doing Philosophy, Watching Movies combines the exploration of fundamental philosophical issues with the experience of viewing films, and provides an engaging reading ...

The Pig That Wants To Be Eaten

Author: Julian Baggini
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 9781101098073
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Taking examples from sources as diverse as Plato and Steven Spielberg, author Julian Baggini presents abstract philosophical issues in concrete terms, suggesting possible solutions while encouraging readers to draw their own conclusions: ...