Living Philosophy: A Historical Introduction to Philosophical Ideas by Lewis VaughnLiving Philosophy: A Historical Introduction to Philosophical Ideas by Lewis Vaughn

Living Philosophy: A Historical Introduction to Philosophical Ideas

byLewis Vaughn

Paperback | July 18, 2017

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Living Philosophy, Second Edition, is a historically organized, introductory hybrid text/reader that guides students through the story of philosophical thought from the Pre-Socratics to the present, providing cultural and intellectual background and explaining why key issues and argumentsremain important and relevant today. Women philosophers are well represented throughout the text. They include Mary Wollstonecraft, Simone de Beauvoir, Helene Cixous, Martha Nussbaum, Alison Jaggar, Annette Baier, Virginia Held, and many more. Non-Western philosophers are also included: Avicenna,Averroes, Maimonides, Buddha, Lao-Tzu, and Confucius. Featuring an exceptionally clear and accessible writing style, this unique volume brings philosophy to life with well-chosen excerpts from philosophers' works, abundant in-text learning aids, and compelling color photos and illustrations.
Lewis Vaughn is the author or coauthor of numerous books, including Philosophy: The Quest for Truth, Tenth Edition (2016), Bioethics, Third Edition (2016), The Power of Critical Thinking, Fifth Edition (2015), and Philosophy Here and Now, Second Edition (2015), all published by Oxford University Press.
Title:Living Philosophy: A Historical Introduction to Philosophical IdeasFormat:PaperbackDimensions:560 pages, 10 × 8 × 0.68 inPublished:July 18, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190628707

ISBN - 13:9780190628703

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"I deeply appreciate the effort made to change the canon to include the important women and people of other cultures who have contributed to the discipline!" --Stephanie Semler, Northern Virginia Community College