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The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach
The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach

The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach, 8th Edition

ISBN10: 1260836967 | ISBN13: 9781260836967
By William Lawhead
© 2023

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The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach enhances comprehension of philosophical study by encouraging students to ponder, explore, and actively participate in the learning process. Philosophy becomes a personal journey for students through a unique pedagogy that introduces philosophical concepts through practical application in the form of primary sources, interwoven exercises, and sections that encourage critical thinking. 

**Available exclusively through McGraw-Hill Create®, Discourses: A Database of Classical and  Contemporary Readings for Philosophy by Donald C. Abel  is an online collection of more than 450 readings that can be customized for your course.


CHAPTER 1 Introduction to the Philosophical Journey
CHAPTER 2 The Search for Ultimate Reality
CHAPTER 3 The Search for Knowledge
CHAPTER 4 The Search for God
CHAPTER 5 The Search for Ethical Values
CHAPTER 6 The Search for the Just Society
CHAPTER 7 Philosophy and the Meaning of Life

Reasoning Effectively: What to Do and What Not to Do

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About the Author

William Lawhead

William F. Lawhead is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy atthe University of Mississippi. He holdsa B.A. in philosophy from Wheaton College (Ill.) and a Ph.D. in philosophy fromthe University of Texas, Austin. He hasbeen teaching philosophy since 1970 and joined the University of Mississippifaculty in 1980, where he taught for 37 years. Besides teaching philosophy at the University of Mississippi, he servedas the chair of the Department of Philosophy and Religion for a number of yearsand was a member of the faculty of the Honors College. He received three awards for excellence inteaching and numerous grants for research in the humanities. He has published several textbooks as well asarticles and book chapters on topics in the history of philosophy andphilosophy of religion.  In addition to conference presentations inphilosophy, he has conducted workshops on critical thinking and hypothesis testingfor representatives from various international intelligence agencies.


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