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About Philosophy, 11th Edition

By Robert Paul Wolff

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jul 11, 2011

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Four Decades of Student-Friendly Philosophy


About Philosophy is an introductory text that covers all the major fields of philosophy in an easy-to-read language, interspersed with short selections from the major philosophers.  It has been a best-selling leader in the field for more than forty years and it is written by an internationally recognized author of more than twenty books.


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Chapter 1: What is Philosophy

Chapter 2: Theory of Knowledge

Chapter 3: Metaphysics and Philosophy of Mind

Chapter 4: Philosophy of Science

Chapter 5: Ethical Theory (Pt. I) - The Varieties of Ethical Theory

                Ethical Theory (Pt. II) - The Ethical Dimensions of Medicine

Chapter 6: Social and Political Philosophy
Chapter 7: Philosophy of Art
Chapter 8: Philosophy of Religion

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ISBN-10: 0-205-19412-5

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-19412-4

Format: Book

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