Introduction to Philosophy: Deducing Answers

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The Little Philosophy Book

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Oxford University Press #ad - It then considers god, and spirituality; cosmology; freedom and responsibility; and morality and ethics, nature, ending with an examination of happiness and the meaning of life and the role of philosophy in determining both. The book goes on to examine consciousness, from Descartes' "I think, therefore I am" to phenomenology and the mind-body problem.

An ideal introduction for students and novices, The Little Philosophy Book does not provide any definitive answers to universal philosophical questions, but instead encourages readers to think for themselves and to integrate philosophy into their own lives. Major figures are listed at the end of each chapter.

Solomon leads students and other readers through an exploration of the self, and buddhist china, really?" "why are we here?" and "How should we live?" The Little Philosophy Book begins with a quick tour of ancient philosophy that ranges from Socrates' Greece, posing such questions as "Who are we, Daoist, the universe, and the nature of truth and morality, to Vedic India, to Confucian, and to the Middle East.

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Throughout, he incorporates material on key figures and traditions in philosophy, showing how some of history's most important thinkers and movements have addressed fundamental philosophical issues.

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Psychology: Themes and Variations, Briefer Version

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Every chapter of this book offers tools to help you focus on what's important--showing you how to study in ways that help you retain information and do your very best on exams. Critical thinking applications in every chapter give you specific critical thinking strategies you can apply to what you read.

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RELIGION AND POPULAR CULTURE: Rescripting the Sacred

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McFarland #ad - The christian fantasy novels of Frank Peretti, secular works that nonetheless reflect and influence popular religions e. G. As a result, the coexistence of american religion with popular culture has created a fertile yet caustic environment for new religious belief structures, new texts, and new worldviews that are uniquely American.

Buffy the vampire slayer, and works that contain a central element of religious content but no clear didactic intent e. G. The authors examine three distinct segments of popular culture that "rescript the sacred", including popular religious texts e. G. The united states is the world's primary creator and exporter of popular mass culture and arguably one of the most religious countries in modern history.

RELIGION AND POPULAR CULTURE: Rescripting the Sacred #ad - Used book in Good Condition. This work considers ways in which American television, and video games have played a significant role in creating, representing, music, advertising, and influencing contradictory religious identities. The da Vinci Code.

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1989: Democratic Revolutions at the Cold War's End: A Brief History with Documents Bedford Series in History & Culture Paperback

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - The first chapter with documents surveys the central ideas of this age of democratic, nonviolent revolution, and sets a framework for considering the case studies in the chapters that follow. This volume by padraic kenney uses six case studies from this period — Poland, Chile, South Africa, Ukraine, the Philippines, and China — to explore common characteristics of global political change while highlighting the differing strategies and perspectives of the people who sought to free themselves from dictatorship.

Photographs, a chronology, document headnotes, questions to consider, and a selected bibliography aid students’ understanding of this transformative period. A series of democratic transformations in the 1980s ended the cold war and ushered in the present era. Used book in Good Condition. A general introduction to the volume examines key trends in the decades leading up to the changes, tracing the paths that dictatorships and opposition movements took in their fateful confrontations.

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