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Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. This edition is one of the best introductory textbooks on the market. It combines the best of classic and contemporary texts, organized around philosophical problems in a provocative and lively way. Bernard Williams, “Utilitarianism and Integrity” Though at times challenging, I enjoyed the collection of readings and the way in which they were presented.

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Shapes of Freedom Peter C. Additional Resources A companion website accompanies the textbook and includes: An Introductory Reader Steven M.

Introduce your students to philosophy with the most widely used, trusted, and comprehensive topically organized collection of classical and contemporary readings available. The editors supply first-rate introductions, and the book as a whole conveys the excitement of thinking about philosophical problems in a way that is fully accessible to a first-year student.

Introduction to Philosophy : Classical and Contemporary Readings

Puzzles and Paradoxes offers intriguing mind-teasers An introduction to each part offers an insightful roadmap of the philosophical issues addressed in the readings Study questions follow each reading selection An extensive glossary defines all key terms, which are boldfaced throughout the text and listed at the ends of readings.

The Problem of Evil 7. Cohen, Where the Action Is: Michael Bratman is U. The seventh edition features eleven new readings, including eight by contemporary women philosophers, bringing the total number of essays by women to twelve. It has coverage of important topics and positions and a clear and helpful structure. Their experience shines through in the selection of readings, the introductions to the volume and to the six main parts of the bookand the study questions.

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Armstrong, “The Nature of Mind” Mele, Florida State University “This collection does a marvelous job of introducing students to philosophy. Susan Wolf, “The Meanings of Lives” This is the best anthology I have ever seen for an introductory philosophy course.

Smart, “Extreme and Restricted Utilitarianism” In addition, the organization is excellent and one of the book’s great strengths. Descartes and the Problems of Skepticism Aristotle, “Nicomachean Ethics” The book manages to be interesting and genuinely illuminating even to mebut remains understandable to the first-year student.

The Traditional Problem of Mind and Body Classical and Contemporary Readings incorporates boldfaced key terms listed after each reading and defined in the glossarya “Logical Toolkit,” and a guide to writing philosophy papers.

Rosalind Hursthouse, “Thomson’s Arguments” Albert Camus, “The Myth of Sisyphus” Smart, “Extreme and Restricted Utilitarianism” Haybron Request an Inspection Copy. Aristotle, “Nicomachean Ethics” Thomas Nagel, “The Absurd”