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Philosophy, Problems of (Course A303)

Godfrey Vesey

Philosophy, Problems of (Course A303)

by Godfrey Vesey

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Published by Open University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages144
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10561064M
    ISBN 100335009093
    ISBN 109780335009091
    OCLC/WorldCa3547487

    Print book: English: READING 2: Bertrand Russell: Appearance and Reality (from Problems of Philosophy)READING 3: Arthur Eddington: Commonsense Knowledge and Scientific Knowledge (from The Nature of The Physical World)READING 4: Jean-Paul Sartre: Existentialism and Humanism (from Existentialism Is a Humanism)READING 5: Willard Van Orman. Problems from Philosophy with PowerWeb: Philosophy by James Rachels and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

    About this Item: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe, United States, Paperback. Condition: New. 3rd edition. Language: English. Brand new Book. Problems from Philosophy is an introduction to philosophy which is organized around the great philosophical problems-the existence of God, the nature of the mind, human freedom, the limits of knowledge, and the truth about ethics. The Problems of Philosophy Summary & Study Guide Description. The Problems of Philosophy Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book. This study guide contains the following sections.

    The Problems of Philosophy All Book Search results » About the author () Bertrand Arthur William Russell () was a British philosopher, logician, essayist and social critic. He was best known for his work in mathematical logic and analytic philosophy. Together with G.E. Moore, Russell is generally recognized as one of the 4/5(2). This book, a simple overview, talks about how life came into existence, and various factors influencing a human life. I examine the interplay of evolution, society, human thoughts & behaviors, business & jobs, and technology. Then I investigate purpose of human life and what is beyond survival and.


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