Introduction to Philosophy Course Products

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Looking At Philosophy: The Unbearable Heaviness of Philosophy Made Lighter

Looking at Philosophy, 7th edition by Palmer

A discussion of serious philosophical topics brought to life with the use of humor, and nearly 400 drawings, charts, and diagrams.

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Doing Philosophy: An Introduction Through Thought Experiments

Doing Philosophy, 6th edition by Schick

An active learning approach to philosophy that encourages reflection on philosophical theories and the thought experiments used to test them

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Philosophy: A Historical Survey with Essential Readings

Philosophy, 10th edition by Stumpf

An engaging presentation of the primary contributions of Western Civilization's most influential philosophers, along with classic readings

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Does the Center Hold?, 7th edition by Palmer

A topically organized introductory text presented in a remarkably accessible and enjoyable format for students

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The Elements of Moral Philosophy

The Elements of Moral Philosophy, 9th edition by Rachels

A thought-provoking introduction to major moral concepts and theories in philosophy through clear explanations and compelling discussions

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The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach

The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach, 7th edition by Lawhead

A unique approach to teaching Philosophical concepts through practical application, primary sources, exercises, and readings

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Philosophy: The Power Of Ideas

Philosophy: The Power of Ideas, 10th edition by Moore

An overview of Western Philosophy written in an engaging, conversational style that links philosophical ideas to the lives of everyday people

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