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A First Course In Philosophy

by John E. Russell

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Published by Kessinger Publishing, LLC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • General,
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10578322M
    ISBN 100548345511
    ISBN 109780548345511
    OCLC/WorldCa166385465

    Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sayers, Ephraim Vern, First course in philosophy of education. New York, Holt [] (OCoLC) Course Books in Philosophy Sort by -- Title A to Z Title Z to A Oldest First Newest First Browse Subjects: Choose - All Art and Architecture Biography Business Classics Economics Editions Health and Medicine History Language Law Literary Studies Performing Arts Philosophy Political Science Psychology Reference Religion Science Social Science.

    This volume presents, for the first time in English, Husserl’s seminal /24 lecture course First Philosophy (Erste Philosophie) together with a selection of material from the famous research manuscripts of the same time period. The Age of Genius explores the eventful intertwining of outward event and inner intellectual life to tell, in all its richness and depth, the story of the 17th century in Europe. It was a time of creativity unparalleled in history before or since, from science to the arts, from philosophy to politics. Acclaimed philosopher and historian A. C. Grayling points to three primary factors that led.

    A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY examines the nature of philosophical enterprise and philosophy's role in Western culture. Jones and Fogelin weave key passages from classic philosophy works into their comments and criticisms, giving A HISTORY OF WESTERN PHILOSOPHY the combined advantages of a source book and textbook.5/5(5). Metaethics from a First Person Standpoint: An Introduction to Moral Philosophy. Contributor: Wilson. Publisher: Open Book Publishers. Metaethics from a First Person Standpoint addresses in a novel format the major topics and themes of contemporary metaethics, the study of the analysis of moral thought and judgement.


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