Philosophy for Dummies

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by Morris, Tom
[ 01. English Non Fiction ] Published by : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated (Hoboken : ) Physical details: 384 ill 23.360x18.790 C Subject(s): Bowker | PHILOSOPHY 01. English Non Fiction Item type : 01. English Non Fiction
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Introduction.PART I: What Is Philosophy, Anyway?Chapter 1: Great Thinkers, Deep Thoughts.Chapter 2: Philosophy as an Activity.Chapter 3: The Love of Wisdom.PART II: How Do We Know Anything?Chapter 4: Belief, Truth, and Knowledge.Chapter 5: The Challenge of Skepticism.Chapter 6: The Amazing Reality of Basic Beliefs.PART III: What Is the Good?Chapter 7: What Is Good?Chapter 8: Happiness, Excellence, and the Good Life.Chapter 9: Ethical Rules and Moral Character.PART IV: Are We Ever Really Free?Chapter 10: Fate, Destiny, and You.Chapter 11: Standard Views of Freedom.Chapter 12: Just Do It: Human Agency in the World.PART V: The Incredible, Invisible You.Chapter 13: What Is a Person?Chapter 14: The Case for Materialism.Chapter 15: The Case for Dualism.PART VI: What's the Deal with Death?Chapter 16: From Dust to Dust: Fear and the Void.Chapter 17: Philosophical Consolations on Death.Chapter 18: Is There Life After Death?PART VII: Is There a God?Chapter 19: Two World Views.Chapter 20: Theistic Visions.Chapter 21: The Problem of Evil.PART VIII: The Meaning of Life.Chapter 22: What Is the Meaning of Life?Chapter 23: Pascal's Wager: Betting Your Life.Chapter 24: Success and Happiness in Life.PART IX: The Part of Tens.Chapter 25: Ten Great Philosophers.Chapter 26: Ten Great Questions.Index.Book Registration Information.

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