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Introduction to Philosophical Problems

by Joseph Margolis

  • 205 Want to read
  • 35 Currently reading

Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • History & Surveys - General,
  • General,
  • Belief and doubt,
  • Human beings,
  • Ontology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages266
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8169548M
    ISBN 10082649062X
    ISBN 109780826490629

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This book is only an 'introduction' for those well acquainted with the problems addressed. The topics are not too thorny, its just the author's language is characteristically inaccessible. There are numerous good introductions to philosophical debates; this is not one of them.1/5(1).

This item: Philosophical Problems and Arguments: An Introduction by J. Cornman Paperback $ Only 4 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by by: This lucid introduction enables the reader to experience a first-rate philosophical intelligence at work. "I have tried to keep the issues clean and bare and to presuppose as little as possible in addressing the attentive reader/5.

Introduction to philosophical problems. [Joseph Margolis] -- Joseph Margolis revisits basic problems in philosophy and shows how many are inter-related, arguing honestly and transparently in favour of his own philosophical tradition, pragmatism.

In this book, Russel indicates that to really get into philosophy, it's best to read some specific works (like from Decartes, Spinoza) to get into philosophy. He might be right, but it reading this book is certainly also a way to get some 'basics'/5().

The philosophical problems are presented succinctly and with pertinent information from history, politics, and cultural studies.

The book is deceptively thin, and took me much longer to read than I had anticipated due to the density of the material. The format of the book doesn't leave much to the readers imagination, however/5. Widely used by instructors who emphasize the logical structure of philosophical theories and the dialectical play of argument, this popular work provides clear, reliable, and up-to-date discussions 4/5(1).

In the introduction to the book, Nagel writes, “There isn’t much you can assume or take for granted. So philosophy is a somewhat dizzying activity, and few of its results go unchallenged for long.”. Philosophical Problems: An Annotated Anthology, Reprint (2nd Edition) 2nd Edition by Laurence BonJour (Author), Ann Baker (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings.

ISBN ISBN X. Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. /5(11). As I remember Avrum Stroll and Richard H.

Popkin, in their highly readable book, Introduction to Philosophy, isolate seven characteristics of a philosophical problem. These characteristics serve as a good introduction to mark some of the perplexing kinds of problems which can arise in philosophy. The Problems of Philosophy, one of the most popular works in Russell's prolific collection of writings, has become core reading in philosophy.

Clear and accessible, this little book is an /5(14). This book is a wide-ranging introduction to epistemology, conceived as the theory of knowledge and justification. It presupposes no special background in philosophy and is meant to be fully understandable to any generally educated, careful reader, but for students it is most appropriately studiedFile Size: 1MB.

In Philosophical Inquiries, Nicholas Rescher offers his perspectives on many of the foundational concerns of philosophy and reminds us that the purpose of philosophy is to “question the questions.” Rescher sees the need to inquire as an evolutionary tool for adapting to a hostile environment and shows how philosophy has thus developed in an evolutionary fashion, building upon acquired.

What are Philosophical Problems. Philosophy clarifies our thought process and refines the basic concepts that we use to understand reality.

Like other sciences, it works on problems – it is driven by questions that cannot be answered easily, or that are unanswerable. I used this book to teach a section of Introduction to Ethics, and two more sections of Introduction to Philosophy. It was assigned, and I didn't have much of a choice.

In terms of the book itself, it is separated into to sections (2 separate books, actually) - history of philosophy, and primary readings - and this is problematic in the context /5.

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The introduction to the book is not written in a compelling manner and is often confusing – I am not a philosopher bu I am familiar with ethical theories but the short overviews of each chapter made the theories sound unfamiliar to me; Chapter 1 is a confusing yet simplistic version of ethical relativism and metaethics which I did not know 4/5(2).

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