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A Cultural Introduction to Philosophy

John J. McDermott

A Cultural Introduction to Philosophy

From Antiquity to Descartes

by John J. McDermott

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Published by Mcgraw-Hill College .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference, Information and Interdisciplinary Subjects,
  • Philosophy (General),
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9971370M
    ISBN 100075543605
    ISBN 109780075543602
    OCLC/WorldCa282444081

      Michael Payne is Professor of English Emeritus at Bucknell University, USA. He is general editor for The Bucknell Lectures in Literary Theory (with Harold Scheizer, 12 vols., –); author of Reading Theory: An Introduction to Lacan, Derrida, and Kristeva () and Reading Knowledge: An Introduction to Barthes, Foucault, and Althusser (); and editor of Renaissance Literature: An. An Introduction to Philosophy (free at Gutenberg, sometimes for Kindle) This book is not a history of philosophy, although Fullerton recommends such reading. (I have a history of philosophy text which I'll read in the coming weeks.) It's an overview of the problems that /5.

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About the Book. The goal of this text is to present philosophy to newcomers as a living discipline with historical roots. While a few early chapters are historically organized, the goal in the historical chapters is to trace a developmental progression of thought that introduces basic philosophical methods and frames issues that remain relevant today/5(2).

When I began writing introductory philosophy books in the late s, the A Cultural Introduction to Philosophy book introductions that were readily available were The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell, which was published inand a book called Philosophy Made Simple – which was actually a good book, but people found the title off-putting because it sounded like it.

Introduction to Philosophy: Ethics by Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn MacKay, Jeffrey Morgan, Paul Rezkalla, George Matthews (Book Editor), and Christina Hendricks (Series Editor) is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution International License, except where otherwise Author: Frank Aragbonfoh Abumere, Douglas Giles, Ya-Yun (Sherry) Kao, Michael Klenk, Joseph Kranak, Kathryn.

Featuring selections from around the globe, Introduction to World Philosophy: A Multicultural Reader provides a diverse and engaging introduction to five key areas of philosophy: ethics, philosophy of mind and self, epistemology, metaphysics, and philosophical theology.

The editors have arranged these topics according to their increasing complexity--from the most concrete (ethics) to the most /5(10). The introduction to the book is not written in a compelling manner and is often confusing – I am not a philosopher bu I am familiar with ethical theories but the short overviews of each chapter made the theories sound unfamiliar to me; Chapter 1 is a confusing yet simplistic version of ethical relativism and metaethics which I did not know 4/5(2).

Philosophy of Culture (in German, Kulturphilosophie), a branch of philosophy that studies the essence and meaning of culture. The term was first used in the early 19th century by the German romanticist A. Müller. Philosophy of culture must be distinguished both from philosophy of history—inasmuch as the process by which mankind creates culture does.

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This second edition of Cultural Theory provides a concise introduction to cultural theory, placing major figures, traditional concepts, and contemporary themes within a sharp conceptual framework.

Provides a student-friendly introduction to what can often be a complex field of study; Updates the first edition in response to reader feedback and to the changing nature of the fieldCited by: Although the term "culture" has been around at least since the early Christian era (we know, for instance, that Cicero used it), its anthropological use was established between the end of eighteen-hundreds and the beginning of the past century.

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The book also offers advice on studying, time management and exam preparation. ( views) An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton - Macmillan and co, The book was made as clear as possible, that no unnecessary difficulties may be placed in the path of those who enter upon the thorny road of philosophical reflection.

Culture Philosophy The significance of the concepts of “culture”, at first glance, hinders its definition as a philosophical category. But, having tried to consider the phenomenon of culture holistically from a philosophical point of view, one can somewhat generalize the definition of culture.

To accompany 'Introduction to Philosophy', we are pleased to announce a tie-in book from Routledge entitled 'Philosophy for Everyone'. This course companion to the 'Introduction to Philosophy' course was written by the Edinburgh Philosophy team expressly with the needs of MOOC students in mind/5(68).

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One of the twentieth century’s greatest philosophers presents the results of his lifetime study of man’s cultural achievements. An Essay on Man is an original synthesis of contemporary knowledge, a unique interpretation of the intellectual crisis of our time, and a brilliant vindication of man’s ability to resolve human problems by the courageous use of his mind.

James O. Young is Professor and Head of the Department of Philosophy, University of Victoria. He has published extensively on philosophy of language and philosophy of art. His previous books include Global Anti-realism () and Art and Knowledge (), and he is editor (with Conrad Brunk) of The Ethics of Cultural Appropriation (Blackwell, ).

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While a few early chapters are historically organized, my goal in the historical chapters isFile Size: KB. At the same time, cross-cultural conflicts in the workplace highlight the necessity for management to integrate multiple values. In other words, the importance of value in a company has to be reconsidered.

This timely book re-evaluates the issue of management philosophy in the context of the global society. This book explores the symbiotic relationship between philosophy and culture. Every philosophy emerges as a reaction to, or as justification for a particular culture and it is for this reason that philosophy may differ from one culture to another.

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Plus get free shipping on qualifying orders $25+. Choose from used and new textbooks or get. I always like to avoid the traditional philosophy books for people who are starting to show interest on the subject, but I can’t avoid the cliche completely. There are two books from Jostein Gaarder: Sophie’s World and The Solitaire Mystery, which.