Introduction to Philosophy In a Week: Teach Yourself

  • ISBN: 9781444196139
  • Publication date: 30th August 2013
  • RRP: £6.99
  • Format: PB
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Extent: 128pp
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Learn in a week, remember for a lifetime!

In just one week, this accessible book will give you knowledge to last forever. End of chapter summaries and multiple choice questions are all designed to help you test your knowledge and gain confidence.

So whether you are a student or you simply want to widen your knowledge, you will find this seven-day course a very memorable introduction.

Sunday: Think about knowledge like a philosopher
Monday: Consider what science is and how we gain knowledge of the natural world
Tuesday: Explore how we speak and think, and how this relates to the philosophy of mind.
Wednesday: Learn how philosophers view and engage with religion
Thursday: Engage with ethics – how we decide what is the right thing to do
Friday: Discover how political philosophers have balanced the role of government with individual freedom.
Saturday: Explore continental ideas such as existentialism and how the next generation of philosophers may build on them.

The Author(s)

Mel Thompson

Mel Thompson is a freelance writer, specialising in philosophy, religion and ethics. He has written many books including six in the Teach Yourself series. He has also been an assistant examiner on the Oxford, Cambridge and RSA examination boards.

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