Journals Higher Education



Published: 02 October 2017

752 Pages

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

ISBN: 9780190674335

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Exploring Philosophy

An Introductory Anthology

Sixth Edition

Steven M. Cahn

  • A wide range of contemporary and classic readings, chosen for their quality and clarity and edited for maximum accessibility, provides instructors with flexibility
  • Influential "Historical Sources" accompany the rich collection of contemporary readings in each part
  • Concise introductions, explanatory notes, study questions, and suggestions for further reading enhance each reading
  • Unparalleled representation of women philosophers gives students a broader and more balanced view of the field of philosophy and its contributors

New to this Edition:

  • A new section devoted to Asian Outlooks, with material on Buddhism, Confucianism, Taoism, and Zen Buddhism
  • New essays on reasoning, egoism, virtue ethics, world hunger, aesthetic concepts, and interpretation
  • A revision of Christine Vitrano's essay on meaningful lives
  • Over 1/4 of the contemporary essays are authored by women

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