The Philosopher's Way: Thinking Critically About Profound Ideas (4th Edition) (MyThinkingLab Series)

Authors: John Chaffee
Publisher: Prentice Hall
Keywords: profound, ideas, critically, thinking, philosopher
Pages: 672
Published: 2012-02-10
Language: English
Category: Philosophy, Politics & Social Sciences,
ISBN-10: 0205254691     ISBN-13: 9780205254699
Binding: Paperback (4)
List Price: 133.33 USD

Students learn to critically think about philosophy.


The Philosopher’s Way inspires students to think like a philosopher, helping them become more accomplished critical thinkers and develop the analytical tools needed to think philosophically about important issues.


This text features readings from major philosophical texts and commentary to guide students in their understanding of the topics. It is organized by questions central to the main branches of philosophy and examines the ideas of philosophers past and present.


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