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Philosophy: Key Themes

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Table of contents (7 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix
  2. Introduction

    • Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell
    Pages 1-10
  3. Theory of Knowledge

    • Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell
    Pages 11-51
  4. Moral Philosophy

    • Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell
    Pages 52-80
  5. Philosophy of Mind

    • Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell
    Pages 81-119
  6. Philosophy of Religion

    • Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell
    Pages 120-146
  7. Political Philosophy

    • Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell
    Pages 147-177
  8. Aesthetics

    • Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell
    Pages 178-203
  9. Back Matter

    Pages 204-210

About this book

Philosophy: Key Themes is a beginner's guide to understanding and critiquing philosophical arguments. Each chapter introduces one of the major themes in philosophy. Baggini's approach combines explanation with summary while encouraging the reader to question the arguments and positions presented.

Keywords

  • moral philosophy
  • philosophy
  • political philosophy

About the authors

JULIAN BAGGINI Philosopher and also editor and co-founder of The Philosophers' Magazine. He has a PhD on the philosophy of personal identity and is the author, co-author or editor of 17 popular philosophy books. His monthly philosophy podcast is available on iTunes or via the website. He has written for numerous newspapers and magazines, as well as for the think tanks The Institute of Public Policy Research and Demos.
GARETH SOUTHWELL Philosopher, author and illustrator based in Swansea, UK. He has run the website Philosophy Online for the last 10 years. His other publications include guides to Descartes and Nietzsche, and Words of Wisdom, an exploration of 360 of philosophy's most important quotations.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Philosophy: Key Themes

  • Authors: Julian Baggini, Gareth Southwell

  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/9781137008879

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan London

  • eBook Packages: Palgrave History Collection, History (R0)

  • Copyright Information: Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2012

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-0-230-29663-3

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-0-230-29664-0

  • eBook ISBN: 978-1-137-00887-9

  • Edition Number: 2

  • Number of Pages: IX, 210

  • Topics: European History, Critical Theory

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eBook
USD 54.99
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  • ISBN: 978-1-137-00887-9
  • Instant PDF download
  • Readable on all devices
  • Own it forever
  • Exclusive offer for individuals only
  • Tax calculation will be finalised during checkout
Softcover Book
USD 69.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book
USD 119.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)