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12 November 2014

848 Pages

6-1/2 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190204419

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Exploring Philosophy

An Introductory Anthology

Fifth Edition

Steven M. Cahn

New to this Edition:

  • Thirty-eight new readings, bringing the total number of contemporary essays authored or coauthored by women to thirty-three, by far the largest selection available in any major introductory text
  • New selections by Paul Churchland, Philippa Foot, Rosalind Hursthouse, Frank Jackson, Mary Midgley, Martha Nussbaum, Derek Parfit, Samuel Scheffler, Iris Marion Young, and Linda Zagzebski
  • Coverage of new topics including non-cognitivism, animal rights, the trolley problem, and the collective afterlife
  • A new final section on The Meaning of Life and expanded sections on Reasoning, God, Mind, Moral Theory, Moral Problems, Society, Art, and Life and Death