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 US Student edition. Paperback ISBN-9780205776993 Used only one semester. no writing or highlight. ship fast
Paperback, 598 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Prentice Hall (first published November 1st 2004)
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Semanticsdavid
Sep 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
As a textbook for my course I found this book a great introduction to philosophy. I grasps a few basics but will need to refer to it as I further my understanding of philosophy.

It is not a light read and would be a hard one to read leisurely.
Lu Dongyi
Sep 05, 2015 rated it really liked it
It's a great general introduction to various fields of philosophy. I like the comments written by the author to break down difficult passages from original texts. One thing I don't really like about this book: I really desparately wish that it has a chapter about aesthetics.
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Oct 02, 2012 rated it liked it
I like it overall, good overview, I would have preferred more in the atheism area. I like how the author mentions (though briefly) some more modern thinkers like Daniel Dennett and Paul Churchland, also the book is laid out in more of a topical format.
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