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Bertrand Russell, “The Value of Philosophy” 2. Searle, “Minds, Brains, and Programs” C. The writing is pitched at just the right level of complexity, but more importantly, the ideas are high quality. Classical and Contemporary Readings, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive topically organized collection of classical and contemporary philosophy available.

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Bertrand Russell, “The Value of Philosophy” 2. Immanuel Kant, “Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals” John Rawls, “A Theory of Justice” An Introduction to the Art of Wondering. Cohen, Where the Action Is: This ;hilosophy also features five new readings hpilosophy a separate section on existential issues. The seventh edition features eleven new readings, including eight by contemporary women philosophers, bringing the total number of essays by women to twelve.

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Introduction to Philosophy : Classical and Contemporary Readings

The textbook is well written and explains every field thoroughly. Gilbert Harmon, “Ethics and Observation” Puzzles and Paradoxes offers intriguing mind-teasers An introduction to each part offers an insightful roadmap of the philosophical issues addressed in the readings Study questions follow each reading selection An extensive glossary defines all key terms, which are boldfaced throughout the text and listed at the ends of readings.

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An updated Instructor’s Manual and Testbank on CD contains sample syllabi, sample exam questions, summaries of each reading, and additional pedagogical tools. Submitting a Proposal Your Contacts. Robert Nozick, “Justice and Entitlement”