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Puzzles and Paradoxes offers intriguing mind-teasers An introduction to each part offers an insightful roadmap of the philosophical issues addressed in the readings Study questions follow each reading selection An extensive glossary defines all key terms, which are boldfaced throughout the text and listed at the ends of readings. On Reflection Hilary Philosophyy.


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Introduction to Philosophy : Classical and Contemporary Readings

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Albert Camus, “The Myth of Sisyphus” Bernard Williams, “Utilitarianism and Integrity” Building on the exceptionally successful tradition of previous editions, this edition for the first time incorporates the insights of a new coeditor, John Martin Fischer, and has been updated and revised to make it more accessible. The editors supply first-rate introductions, and the book as a whole conveys the excitement of thinking about philosophical problems in a way that is fully accessible to a first-year student.


I think the book is excellent and will be using it as soon as I can. Insightful introductions to each part, study questions after each reading selection, and an extensive glossary of philosophical terms help make the readings more accessible to students. Albert Camus, “The Myth of Sisyphus” It has coverage of important topics and positions and a clear and helpful structure.

It would be hard for a student to read them without being sucked into the philosophical debates. Thomas Nagel, “Death” It also links to a separate site for students, which offers multiple-choice self-quizzes; pedagogical material; and an interactive blog featuring recommended websites, news articles, helpful anecdotes, and interviews.

Daniel Dennett, “Where Am I? The book includes both historical and contemporary readings in all areas of philosophy including metaphysics, epistemology, logic, ethics, and political philosophy. Smart, “Extreme and Restricted Utilitarianism” Thomas Nagel, “The Absurd”