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Published: 29 September 2015

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ISBN: 9780190209452

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Introducing Philosophy

A Text with Integrated Readings

Eleventh Edition

Robert C. Solomon, Kathleen M. Higgins, and Clancy Martin

  • Approximately 280 images that illustrate key concepts and encapsulate famous philosophical figures
  • More than 100 brief profiles of philosophers interspersed throughout the text
  • Discussion questions, a summary, and a bibliography with suggestions for further reading at the end of each chapter
  • Questions at the end of every subsection and additional chapter-ending review questions
  • Marginal quotations from the featured readings
  • Key philosophical terms, boldfaced in the text and collected at the end of each chapter

New to this Edition:

  • A separate chapter on "Truth and Relativism" (Chapter 4), introduces students to the major theories of truth through selections from Immanuel Kant, Brand Blanshard, Charles Sanders Peirce, William James, and Alfred Tarski
  • Sixteen new readings including work by Simone de Beauvoir, Mary Daly, Victor A. Gunasekara, Cory Juhl, David Lewis, María Lugones, Dierdre McClosky, Derek Parfit, Jean-Paul Sartre, Tara Smith, and Elizabeth V. Spelman
  • Additional discussion of recent trends in analytic metaphysics (Chapter 1) and philosophical zombies (Chapter 5)

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