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ISBN-10 0205206700ISBN-13 9780205206704
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ISBN-10 0-205-20669-7ISBN-13 978-0-205-20669-8
Author(s): Elliott Sober
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 416
Description

Applying philosophy to everyday life.

Core Questions in Philosophy emphasizes the idea that philosophy is a subject de­voted to evaluating arguments and constructing theories.

Presented in an engaging lecture-style format, this text/reader focuses on the basic issues and ideas in philosophy with lectures/discussions, supported by readings from historically important sources. Discussions emphasize the logic of philosophical arguments and how they relate to the content of modern physical and social sciences. 

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