Introducing Philosophy: God, Mind, World, and Logic – eBook

eBook details

  • Author: Neil Tennant
  • File Size: 2588 KB
  • Format: PDF
  • Length: 455 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge
  • Publication Date: February 11, 2015
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0415537142, 0415537118
  • ISBN-13: 9780415537148,  9780415537117

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Written for any readers concerned about higher harnessing philosophy’s actual worth, this e-book covers an in depth vary of basic philosophical issues and particular mental strategies for addressing these issues. In Introducing Philosophy: God, Mind, World, and Logic, (PDF), Neil Tennant helps any scholar in pursuit of a ‘huge image’ to assume independently, query obtained dogma, and consider issues incisively. It additionally hyperlinks philosophy to different areas of examine on the college, letting all school college students to make use of the ideas and strategies of this millennia-outdated self-discipline all through their school careers – and past.


— Author comes from a distinguished background in Logic and Philosophy of Language, which provides the e-book an ordinary of rigor, steadiness, and analytic focus generally lacking from primers to philosophy

— Is way more methodologically complete than competing introductions, giving the scholar the power to deal with a variety of philosophical issues – and not simply those reviewed within the e-book

— Investigates the philosophy of assorted topics (math, psychology, language, biology), serving to college students contextualize philosophy and view it as an interdisciplinary pursuit; additionally assists college students with majors outdoors of philosophy to see the connection between philosophy and their very own centered tutorial pursuits

— Introduces college students to many essential philosophical distinctions (e.g. reality vs. worth, descriptive vs. prescriptive, norms vs. legal guidelines of nature, analytic vs. artificial, inductive vs. deductive, a priori vs. a posteriori) offering expertise which are essential for undergraduates to develop in an effort to inform their examine at greater ranges. They are essential for additional work in philosophy however they’re additionally very useful for college students pursuing most different disciplines


“This is among the finest introductions to philosophy I do know of. It covers many subdisciplines of theoretical philosophy, is extraordinarily nicely-argued, and is wittily written. It teaches precision in each idea-formation and argumentation however doesn’t make investments it in all-too summary and irrelevant issues. Instead, it emphasizes on the nice problems with philosophy―from the existence of God to the character of the thoughts. Even the knowledgeable thinker will profit from it.” — Vittorio G. Hösle, University of Notre Dame, USA

Virtually with out exception, current-day introductions to philosophy are anthologies, mosaics of thought combining deliberations from diversified sources and factors of view. The systemic unity of thought that should be the hallmark of rigorous philosophy is totally absent from such a Cook’s tour transit throughout the panorama of thought. The distinctive function of Tennant’s guide is that it traverses an enormous array of key points from an built-in and constant conceptual and methodological standpoint. It superimposes upon thematic and doctrinal range a deeply insightful and analytical unity. The e-book shall be a delight to show.” — Nicholas Rescher, University of Pittsburgh, USA

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