The Philosopher's Way: Thinking Critically About Profound Ideas

Paperback | June 22, 2015

byJohn Chaffee

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John Chaffee, Ph.D., is Professor of Philosophy at The City University of New York, where he has developed and directs a Philosophy and Critical Thinking program that annually involves 30 faculty and 4,500 students. He is a nationally recognized figure in the area of Critical Thinking, having authored leading textbooks like Thinking Cr...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:640 pages, 10.8 × 8.4 × 1 inPublished:June 22, 2015Publisher:Pearson EducationLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

1. What Is Philosophy? Thinking Philosophically About Life
2. What Is the Philosopher’s Way? Socrates and the Examined Life
3. Who Are You? Consciousness, Identity, and the Self
4. Are You Free? Freedom and Determinism
5. How Can We Know the Nature of Reality? Philosophical Foundations
6. What Is Real? What Is True? Further Explorations
7. Is There a Spiritual Reality? Exploring the Philosophy of Religion
8. Are There Moral Truths? Thinking About Ethics
9. What Are Right Actions? Constructing an Ethical Theory
10. What Is Social Justice? Creating a Just State