Introducing Philosophy: God, Mind, World, and Logic

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  • Author: Neil Tennant
  • File Size: 3 MB
  • 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 thinking about much better utilizing viewpoint’s genuine worth, this ebook covers a substantial variety of basic philosophical issues and particular intellectual strategies for dealing with those issues. In Introducing Philosophy: God, Mind, World, and Logic, (PDF), Neil Tennant assists any trainee in pursuit of a ‘big picture’ to believe separately, concern got dogma, and examine issues incisively. It likewise links viewpoint to other locations of research study at the university, letting all university student use the principles and strategies of this centuries-old discipline throughout their college professions – and beyond.

Key Features And Benefits:

— Author originates from a prominent background in Logic and Philosophy of Language, which offers the ebook a requirement of rigor, balance, and analytic focus often missing out on from guides to viewpoint

— Is far more methodologically detailed than completing intros, offering the trainee the capability to attend to a wide variety of philosophical issues – and not simply the ones examined in the ebook

— Investigates the viewpoint of different topics (mathematics, psychology, language, biology), assisting university student contextualize viewpoint and see it as an interdisciplinary pursuit; likewise helps trainees with majors beyond viewpoint to see the relationship in between viewpoint and their own concentrated scholastic pursuits

— Introduces college student to numerous crucial philosophical differences (e.g. reality vs. worth, detailed vs. authoritative, standards vs. laws of nature, analytic vs. artificial, inductive vs. deductive, a priori vs. a posteriori) offering abilities that are very important for undergrads to establish in order to notify their research study at greater levels. They are very important for additional operate in viewpoint however they are likewise extremely helpful for trainees pursuing most other disciplines


This is one of the best introductions to philosophy I know of. It covers many subdisciplines of theoretical philosophy, is extremely well-argued, and is wittily written. It teaches precision in both concept-formation and argumentation but does not invest it in all-too abstract and irrelevant problems. Instead, it emphasizes on the great issues of philosophy―from the existence of God to the nature of the mind. Even the expert philosopher will benefit from it.” — Vittorio G. Hösle, University of Notre Dame, USA

Virtually without exception, present-day introductions to philosophy are anthologies, mosaics of thought combining deliberations from varied sources and points of view. The systemic unity of thought that ought to be the hallmark of rigorous philosophy is completely absent from such a Cook’s tour transit across the landscape of thought. The exceptional feature of Tennant’s book is that it traverses a huge array of key issues from an integrated and consistent conceptual and methodological point of view. It superimposes upon thematic and doctrinal diversity a deeply insightful and analytical unity. The ebook will be a delight to teach.” — Nicholas Rescher, University of Pittsburgh, USA

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