The Big Questions: A Short Introduction to Philosophy

The Big Questions: A Short Introduction to Philosophy THE BIG QUESTIONS, th Edition, covers philosophy s central ideas in an accessible, approachable manner You ll explore timeless big questions about the self, God, justice, and other meaningful topics, gaining the context you need for an understanding of the foundational issues, as well as the confidence to establish your own informed positions on these big questions This edition is now also available with MindTap Philosophy, a system of tools and apps from note taking to flashcards that help you understand course concepts, achieve better grades, and set the groundwork for your future courses

10 thoughts on “The Big Questions: A Short Introduction to Philosophy (with Source CD-ROM)

  1. Billie Pritchett Billie Pritchett says:

    Robert C Solomon sBig Questions A Short Introduction to Philosophy did exactly what it was supposed to do explain the subject matter of philosophy clearly and make that subject matter relevant to everyday life Any student who will use this book in a classroom will have a basic idea of what philosophy is and why the subject is meaningfu

  2. Abner Rosenweig Abner Rosenweig says:

    This is a fantastic introduction because it recognizes the central aspect of philosophy as the careful articulation of one s own thoughts, and it encourages the reader to dive in and do philosophy while he or she works through the fundamental human questions in the book.Solomon and Higgins introduce the big ideas philosophers have been

  3. Don Don says:

    Highly recommended as an overview of important philosophical thought Well written and engaging.

  4. psyomn psyomn says:

    A good round up of some of the most important philosophers, and discussion on their views If you are starting from zero, it s probably a good text A nice index that does not form a full view, but will give good references on where to expand your knowledge on said philosophers.

  5. Glen Ebisch Glen Ebisch says:

    This is a superb text for teaching Introduction to Philosophy The writing is clear and concise, which is not always true, even of books written for freshmen, and the author comprehensively covers all of the major areas of philosophy Anyone who was a simply interested in philosophy for their own enjoyment would find this a good place to sta

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