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Thinking it through : an introduction to contemporary philosophy

Author: Anthony Appiah
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003.
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Here is a thorough, vividly written introduction to contemporary philosophy and some of the most crucial questions of human existence: the nature of mind and knowledge, the status of moral claims, the existence of God, the role of science, and the mysteries of language, among them. In Thinking It Through, esteemed philosopher Kwame Anthony Appiah shows us what it means to "do" philosophy in our time and why it  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Introductions
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Appiah, Anthony.
Thinking it through.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2003
(DLC) 2002027437
(OCoLC)50347876
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony Appiah
ISBN: 9780198036357 0198036353 9780195160284 0195160282 9780195134582 0195134583
OCLC Number: 57136046
Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 412 p.)
Contents: Mind --
Knowledge --
Language --
Science --
Morality --
Politics --
Law --
Metaphysics --
Philosophy.
Responsibility: Kwame Anthony Appiah.
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