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Consider Philosophy

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ISBN-10: 0205644228

ISBN-13: 9780205644223

Edition: 2011

Authors: Bruce N. Waller

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Offering a balance of theory and applications and a mix of text and readings,Consider Philosophy begins with chapters covering philosophical theory, each of which is followed by related, classical readings. Featuring selections from the worldrsquo;s most influential philosophers, this combination of primary texts and explanatory pedagogy presents the material in a clear, accessible way that does not sacrifice rigor. Making connections among different philosophical theories throughout, the text helps students to engage the subject matter and apply theories to important contemporary philosophical issues.
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Book details

List price: $117.80
Copyright year: 2011
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 10/1/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 512
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090
Language: English

Bruce N. Waller is Professor of Philosophy at Youngstown State University. He is the author of Against Moral Responsibility (MIT Press).

Thinking Critically and Cordially About Philosophy
Irrelevant Reason Fallacy
Ad Hominem Arguments
Strawman Fallacy
Appeal to Authority
Exercises
Glossary
Further Reading
Philosophical Questions About Religion
Conceptions of God
Arguments for Existence of God
The Cosmological Argument
The Ontological Argument
The Argument from Design
The Intuitive Argument
Pascalrsquo;s Wager
The Problem of Evil
Ockhamrsquo;s Razor
Do Science and Religion Occupy Different Spheres?
Readings
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fromA Theologico-Political Treatise
fromThe Metaphysics
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