A Preface to Philosophy 9th Edition

Mark B. Woodhouse

  • © 2013
  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2007, 2003, 2000
  • 192 Pages


A PREFACE TO PHILOSOPHY, 9E prepares students for the challenges of studying philosophy and writing philosophical essays. This classic textbook, in print for over thirty years, addresses such foundational topics as discerning philosophical questions, the purpose of philosophy, and the practice of doing philosophy. With its brief, accessible format and conversational writing style, A PREFACE TO PHILOSOPHY, 9E is a perfect compliment to a traditional Introduction to Philosophy textbook.

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  • New contemporary examples and corresponding exercises have been added to keep the text current.
  • Chapter 6, "Reading Philosophy" has been reintroduced based on reviewer suggestions.
  • New visuals bring the material to life and a new design increases readability.

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