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By Luis E. Navia

ISBN-10: 0275965473

ISBN-13: 9780275965471

ISBN-10: 0313309760

ISBN-13: 9780313309762

Well-written and fascinating, this quantity explores an important questions and concerns that experience absorbed philosophers over the last twenty-five centuries. the hunt to outline truth, the matter of the lifestyles of God, the quest for ethical values, the matter of evil, the invention of the self, and different philosophical concerns are essentially defined in six thematic chapters. the guidelines of old, medieval, and smooth philosophers are built-in right into a reflective and compelling narrative, which goals at emphasizing the undying relevance of those questions and issues and at eliciting from the readers their very own responses to the problems raised. The publication contains a complete bibliography and wide glossaries that define the theories of the entire philosophers pointed out and clarify the most philosophical phrases utilized in the textual content. Designed particularly for undergraduate scholars taking their first classes in philosophy and for anyone who needs to achieve acquaintance with the topic, this complete quantity sheds mild at the importance of the philosophical adventure.

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