Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 March 2009

224 Pages | 18 illus.

ISBN: 9780195368857

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David Papineau

  • Combines rigorous but thoroughly accessible philosophical analysis with highlights from the history of Western thought
  • Offers illuminating summaries of the contributions made by great philosophers--from Plato to Derrida
  • Covers the most important ongoing debates in philosophy--such as, why should we be good? And why should we value life?
  • Provides stimulating coverage of twenty-first century issues related to advances in science and technology--such as cloning and stem-cell research
  • Includes major contributions from leading writers in contemporary philosophy

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