The Resource Philosophy : a beginner's guide, Peter Cave

Philosophy : a beginner's guide, Peter Cave

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Philosophy : a beginner's guide
Title
Philosophy
Title remainder
a beginner's guide
Statement of responsibility
Peter Cave
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Philosophy, the "love of wisdom", is the product of our endless fascination and curiosity about the world - the child of wonder. Through it, we seek to answer the most fundamental of questions: How do we know what we know? Does God exist? What is beauty? How should we live our lives? Who am I? In this exhilarating tour, Peter Cave navigates all the main topics in the subject with verve and clarity, from political philosophy to existentialism. Using witty and whimsical examples, including stoical sofas and Reg, the "regular" human, who just happens to carry his brain in a rucksackc Cave provides a welcome antidote to the dry textbook and underscores philosophy's enduring relevance today. Interspersed with helpful textboxes and mini biographies of the key thinkers, there is no better introduction for the aspiring sage
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Cataloging source
UKMGB
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Cave, Peter
Dewey number
100
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BD21
LC item number
.C384 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Oneworld beginners' guides
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Philosophy
Label
Philosophy : a beginner's guide, Peter Cave
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvi, 223 pages
Isbn
9781851689378
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012453396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794816842
  • 492891
  • (OCoLC)ocn794816842
  • 492891
Label
Philosophy : a beginner's guide, Peter Cave
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
20 cm.
Extent
xvi, 223 pages
Isbn
9781851689378
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012453396
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)794816842
  • 492891
  • (OCoLC)ocn794816842
  • 492891

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