Introduction to World Philosophy

door Ross, Donald
Staat: Nieuw
€ 15,98
Incl. BTW - Gratis verzenden
Ross, Donald Introduction to World Philosophy
Ross, Donald - Introduction to World Philosophy

Vind je dit product leuk? Verspreid het nieuws!

€ 15,98 incl. btw
Alleen 1 items beschikbaar Alleen 2 items beschikbaar
Levering: tussen 2021-05-25 en 2021-05-27
Verkoop en verzending: Dodax

Andere koopmogelijkheden

1 Aanbieding voor € 19,90

Verkocht door Dodax EU

€ 19,90 incl. btw
Staat: Nieuw
Geen verzendkosten
Levering: tussen 2021-05-25 en 2021-05-27
Bekijk andere koopmogelijkheden

Omschrijving


What would it be like to go back in time and converse with the great sages of China, of India, of classical Greece and Rome, of the Christian and Islamic worlds, of Europeans of the Enlightenment? This book, Introduction to World Philosophy, aims to communicate some of the excitement and "mind-stretchingness" that such an encounter would produce. It is intended to engage interested laypersons while remaining faithful to the standards of professional scholarship. It is written in an informal style yet does not talk down to the reader. Representatives from each of the five aforementioned periods are presented in pairs--one philosopher a more "head-in-the-clouds" thinker and the other a more "feet-on-the-ground" one. Besides demonstrating how each tradition offers a range of perspectives rather than a single, dominant one, such an approach achieves an optimum balance between breadth and depth. Ideas found in these texts range from mind-bending metaphysical speculation and the theory of knowledge, to questions of ethics and politics, to points of elementary logic. The whole discussion is prefaced by an extended exploration of what philosophy is. The author feels that it is important to reach out to the general public, to feed a genuine hunger out there for an accessible guide to the subject, and also acknowledge the relevance of non-Western, as well as Western, cultures to an increasingly globalized world.

Bijdragers

Schrijver:
Ross, Donald

Productdetails

Taal:
Englisch
Aantal pagina’s:
280
Mediatype:
Buch gebunden

Basisgegevens

Product Type:
Paperback book
Afmetingen pakket:
0.203 x 0.132 x 0.033 m; 0.42 kg
GTIN:
09781528926225
DUIN:
EPE1AKPLUKP
€ 15,98
We gebruiken cookies op onze website om onze diensten efficiënter en gebruiksvriendelijker te maken. Selecteer daarom "Accepteer cookies"! Lees ons Privacybeleid voor meer informatie.