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Published: 01 June 2021

528 Pages

ISBN: 9780197543412

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Philosophy Here and Now

Powerful Ideas in Everyday Life

Fourth Edition

Lewis Vaughn

  • Successfully emphasizes the relevance of philosophy as a living discipline through a topical approach
  • Introduces timely discussion on AI and human rights
  • Writing is clear, accessible, and at an appropriate level for introductory students
  • Comprehensive and well organized
  • Variety of pedagogical devices effectively keeps students engaged
  • End-of-chapter narrative pieces allow students to apply philosophical concepts

New to this Edition:

  • Exciting new digital resources including an interactive eBook and 18 animated video tutorials
  • Updated and expanded discussions of the mind-body problem, aesthetics, religion, and the meaning of life
  • New sections on obstacles to critical thinking and ethical principlism
  • New text boxes on a variety of engaging topics: pandemic ethics, feminist critiques of Western religion, universal basic income, modern Platonism, perfectionism and the meaning of life, and survey data about religious belief
  • A new appendix on evaluating online sources
  • Increased gender balance and diversity throughout the text

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