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Ultimate Questions: Thinking about Philosophy

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This inexpensive and brief text examines the main problems in contemporary philosophy and uses more than 100 Food for Thought exercisesto promotecritical thinkingand help students become activelearners of philosophy. "The book is intended for use byprofessors teaching a problems-oriented course, but is structured to appeal to any reader willing toexplore subjects such as f ...more
Paperback, 239 pages
Published October 31st 2010 by Prentice Hall (first published July 22nd 2003)
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Daymian
Feb 17, 2015 Daymian rated it really liked it
This book helps introduces outstanding philosophers and their systems by examining ethics, political philosophy, metaphysics and philosophy of religion. It will help anyone with an entry-level interest in philosophy develop critical thinking and reasoning skills.
Dylan Derflinger
Apr 28, 2013 Dylan Derflinger rated it really liked it
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I used this book in my PHI 100 Introduction to Philosophy course at a community college. The book does a pretty nice job at explaining the theories in detail. It takes a teacher though to get a grasp on everything and learning little tidbits about the theories themselves. But overall, if you want an overview of philosophy and the more popular theories out there, this is the book.
Rick
Jul 05, 2013 Rick rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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I like the way Rauhut engages the reader to apply philosophical ideas to his or her own thought life and values. It's almost like a college course, without the written assignments.
Damian
Mar 07, 2008 Damian rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
A good introductory book, not so much on philosophers, rather on many of the problems philosophy has looked at over the course of human history.
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