The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy

The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy

The Basic Concepts of the Greatest Thinkers of All Time - Made Easy

Book - 2008
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Complex ideas explained in everyday language!

Is there life after death? Are euthanasia, suicide, or stem cell research ethical acts? Does the use of performance enhancers in sports constitute cheating?

These are the types of philosophical questions people face today. Philosophy is not a dead set of doctrines--it's a living body of knowledge that you can use to guide behavior and problem solving. In a lively, easy-to-follow approach, The Everything Guide to Understanding Philosophy introduces you to the major thinkers and the problems they've pondered over the last 2,600 years.

In plain English, author Kenneth Shouler, Ph.D. explains all of the great philosophies--and provides contemporary examples to put them in perspective. He delves into the minds of such philosophers as:
Socrates, Plato, and Aristotle Augustine and Aquinas Spinoza and Descartes Locke and Hume Mill and Nietzsche Russell and Sartre
If you're ready to broaden your outlook on life, this is the book for you. Endlessly fascinating--and always clear and concise--it's the perfect introduction for budding philosophers!
Publisher: Avon, Mass. : Adams Media, [2008]
Copyright Date: ©2008
ISBN: 9781598696103
1598696106
Branch Call Number: 100 SH82
Characteristics: xvi, 301 pages ; 24 cm.
Alternative Title: Understanding philosophy

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