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Philosophy & This Actual World: An Introduction to Practical Philosophical Inquiry
Academic philosophy has become so technical and inbred that it often fails to connect with the questions and concerns of educated nonspecialists. Martin Benjamin aims to bridge this gap. Presupposing little or no formal background, Philosophy & This Actual World addresses general questions of knowledge, reality, mind, will, and ethics, as well as more specific question ...more
Paperback, 240 pages
Published December 10th 2002 by Rl
(first published January 1st 2002)
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Philosophy was my undergrad major and I was lucky enough to have Dr. Benjamin as one of my professors, in fact I was in the last class he taught at Michigan State University before he retired. Dr. Benjamin was able to not only explain exceptionally difficult concepts to philosophy undergrads in a way that allowed for easy absorption, but also to connect with his students in a way that only gifted teachers can. His ability to explain difficult concepts and connect with people is uninhibited by th ...more