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Published: 31 July 2020

688 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190939632


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Introducing Philosophy

Twelfth 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 new Chapter 3, "Truth and Knowledge," that combines Chapters 3 and 4 from the previous edition
  • Seven new readings, featuring work from Xinzhong Yao, Alvin Plantinga, Robert C. Solomon, Kaibara Ekken and Marilyn Evelyn Tucker, Boshan, and Simone de Beauvoir
  • Throughout the text, readings have been shortened wherever possible, and commentary has been expanded to improve clarity and accessibility
  • Additional discussions of recent trends in analytic metaphysics (Chapter 1) and philosophical zombies (Chapter 5)

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