Philosophy for Everyone 2nd Edition
Philosophy for Everyone by Guy Fletcher
English | 8 Aug. 2016 | ISBN: 1138672947 | 186 Pages | AZW3 | 1.86 MB
Philosophy for Everyone begins by explaining what philosophy is before exploring the questions and issues at the foundation of this important subject.
Key topics in this new edition and their areas of focus include:
Moral philosophy – the nature of our moral judgments and reactions, whether they aim at some objective moral truth, or are mere personal or cultural preferences and the possibility of moral responsibility given the sorts of things that cause behavior
Political philosophy – fundamental questions about the nature of states and their relationship to the citizens within those states
Epistemology – what our knowledge of the world and ourselves consists in, and how we come to have it and whether we should form beliefs by trusting what other people tell us
Philosophy of mind – what it means for something to have a mind, and how minds should be understood and explained
Philosophy of science – foundational conceptual issues in scientific research and practice, such as whether scientific theories are true and
Metaphysics - fundamental questions about the nature of reality, such as whether we have free will, or whether time travel is possible.