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Philosophy: a Very Short Introduction

Philosophy: a Very Short Introduction

Author: Edward Craig
Series: Very Short Introductions
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How ought we to live? What really exists? How do we know? This book introduces many themes in ethics, knowledge, and the self, via readings from Plato, Hume, and other writers. It emphasizes throughout the point of doing philosophy, explains how many areas of philosophy are related, and explores the contexts in which philosophy was and is done.

Table of contents

1. Introduction; 2. What should I do? Plato's Crito; 3. How do we know? Hume's, Of Miracles; 4. What am I? An unknown Buddhist on the Self: 'The Chariot' from The Questions of; KING MILINDA; 5. Some themes; 6. Of 'isms'; 7. Some more high spots -- a personal selection; 8. What's in it for whom?; Bibliography

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General Fields

  • : 9780192854216
  • : oup
  • : oup
  • : February 2002
  • : United Kingdom
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Paperback
  • : 100
  • : 144
  • : numerous halftones and line drawings
  • : Edward Craig