Experience of Philosophy by Daniel Kolak
Look inside with Google Book Preview
Experience of Philosophy
By Daniel Kolak

The Experience of Philosophy

6th Revised edition

By (author) See other recent books by Daniel Kolak See other recent books by Raymond Martin
Format: Paperback

Normal Price: $170.95
Your Price: $153.86 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $17.10! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $7.69 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply

Experience of Philosophy by Daniel Kolak

Book Description

This exceptional anthology immerses students in such powerful ideas that they will find themselves not just reading about, but actually participating in, the kind of philosophical thinking that can change the way they look at their lives and the world around them. Now in a new edition, The Experience of Philosophy features eighty-five readings that challenge students' thinking about God, freedom, reality, nothingness, death, and their own identities. Provocative and accessible, these selections have been carefully chosen for their ability to draw students out of an ordinary frame of reference into exciting new territory. Although the editors include many classic sources from philosophers such as Plato, Descartes, Locke, and Kant, the emphasis is on contemporary writings. Articles by Derek Parfit, Bertrand Russell, and others help students see philosophy's links to literature, the natural sciences, and the physical and social sciences. The sixth edition features twelve new essays-by Augustine, Alvin Plantinga and Daniel Kolak, Georges Rey, Fred Dretske, David Reisman, Paul Teller, Clea F. Rees, Padmasiri de Silva, Daniel Kolak, Karl Marx, Anand Chandavarkar, and Vincent Hendricks-as well as more text boxes offering excerpts from other relevant works. The Experience of Philosophy, Sixth Edition, integrates helpful pedagogical aids including section introductions, a brief introduction to each selection, biographical information on each author, and questions before and after each reading to reinforce main ideas and promote thinking. Further readings after each selection direct students to additional material on related issues. Ideal for introductory philosophy courses, The Experience of Philosophy, Sixth Edition, encourages students to "do" philosophy, rather than just read about its history.

Buy Experience of Philosophy book by Daniel Kolak from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780195177688
ISBN-10: 0195177681
Format: Paperback
(235mm x 192mm x 22mm)
Pages: 736
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 25-Aug-2005
Country of Publication: United States

Other Editions...

Books By Author Daniel Kolak

Cognitive Science by Daniel Kolak Cognitive Science, Paperback (September 2006)

Explains how and why cognitive science aims to understand the brain as a computational system that manipulates representations. This is a guide to the central theories and problems in the study of the mind and brain. It brings together the different strands of this science in a unified approach.

» View all books by Daniel Kolak


» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Experience of Philosophy book by Daniel Kolak and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)

Write a book review

Boomerang Bucks close

For every $20 you spend on books, you will receive $1 in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars. You can use your Boomerang Bucks as a credit towards a future purchase from Boomerang Books. Note that you must be a Member (free to sign up) and that conditions do apply.

Recent books by Daniel Kolak close
Cognitive Science by Daniel Kolak
Recent books by Raymond Martin close
Past Within Us by Raymond Martin
Self-concern by Raymond Martin
Rise and Fall of Soul and Self by Raymond Martin
Experience of Philosophy by Raymond Martin
Naturalization of the Soul by Raymond Martin
Personal Identity by Raymond Martin
Personal Identity by Raymond Martin
God Matters by Raymond Martin
Naturalization of the Soul by Raymond Martin
Self-Concern by Raymond Martin
BoomerangBooks.com.au close