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A compelling introduction to philosophy.

Author: Simon Blackburn
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Think sets out to explain what the 'big' questions are and why they are important. Putting forward a case for the study of philosophy, the author goes on to give the reader a sense of how the great historical figures have approached its central themes.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Simon Blackburn
ISBN: 0192854259 9780192854254
OCLC Number: 851817457
Language Note: English.
Reproduction Notes: Originally published: 1999.
Description: vii, 312 pages ; 174 x 123 mm
Contents: Introduction ; 1. Knowledge ; 2. Mind ; 3. Free Will ; 4. The Self ; 5. God ; 6. Reasoning ; 7. The World ; 8. What To Do ; Notes ; Bibliography ; Index

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