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Published: 30 June 2017

504 Pages

8 x 10 inches

ISBN: 9780190628703

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Living Philosophy

A Historical Introduction to Philosophical Ideas

Second Edition

Lewis Vaughn

New to this Edition:

  • A new final chapter on the meaning of life that covers the main philosophical perspectives and samples the views of Leo Tolstoy, Arthur Schopenhauer, Julian Baggini, and Paul Edwards
  • A thoroughly revised appendix, "How to Write a Philosophy Paper," that provides more explicit instructions on how to handle formatting, quotations, and citations
  • Additional primary sources, including expanded readings by Aristotle, Aquinas, and Descartes
  • New text boxes: "Buddhism and Science," "Is Religion Necessary for a Meaningful Life?," and "What Can and Cannot Give Life Meaning?"

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