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Philosophy in practice : an introduction to the main questions

Author: Adam Morton
Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

Focusing on philosophy as an activity, this textbook contains various discussions of philosophy of religion, freedom, The Matrix, and the epistemology of the internet. It offers pedagogical features  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Introductions
Handboeken (vorm)
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Adam Morton
ISBN: 140511617X 9781405116176 1405116188 9781405116183
OCLC Number: 783145558
Notes: Oorspr. uitg.: 1996.
Description: xv, 446 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Contents: Thanks.Note to Teachers.The Contract.Part I: The Lure of Certainty:.1. Certainty and Doubt.2. Sources of Conviction.3. Rationalism.4. Rationalism versus Relativism in Morals.5. Induction and Deduction.6. The Retreat from Certainty.Postcard History of Philosophy I.Part II: Life in an Uncertain World: .7. Utilitarianism.8. Kantian Ethics.9. Empiricism.10. Beyond Empiricism.11. Objectivity.Postcard History of Philosophy II.Part III: Reality: .12. Materialism and Dualism.13. Morality for Naturalists.14. Deep Illusions.15. Realism.Postcard History of Philosophy III.Definitions.Index.
Responsibility: Adam Morton.
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