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MindTap Philosophy for Reason and Responsibility: Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy 16th Edition

Joel Feinberg, Russ Shafer-Landau

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MindTap® Philosophy for Feinberg's Reason and Responsibility: Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy, 16th Edition is the digital learning solution that powers students from memorization to mastery. It gives you complete control of your course—to provide engaging content, to challenge every individual, and to build their confidence. Empower students to accelerate their progress with MindTap. MindTap: Powered by You. MindTap gives you complete ownership of content and the learning experience as you focus on the most relevant material while lowering costs for students. Select from videos quizzes and essay questions on specific readings, reader's guides with comprehension and critical-thinking questions, guided learning tutorials with an auto-graded homework solution, a philosophy blog, Questia supplemental readings, and discussion questions.

Joel Feinberg, Late of University of Arizona

Joel Feinberg (Professor Emeritus, late of University of Arizona) was widely recognized as one of America's leading political and social philosophers. Acclaimed both for his ground-breaking scholarship and his exemplary teaching skills, Feinberg published widely on topics such as individual rights, legal theory, capital punishment, the treatment of the mentally ill, civil disobedience, and environmental ethics. Before joining the University of Arizona faculty, he taught at Brown, Princeton, and Rockefeller universities. Feinberg was awarded a Fulbright Scholarship in 1987–88 to work in Japan and served as chairman of the National Board of Officers in the American Philosophical Association in the mid-1980s. Some of the royalties from Reason and Responsibility have been used to establish the Regents Professor Joel Feinberg Dissertation Fellowship in Philosophy at the University of Arizona.

Russ Shafer-Landau, University of Wisconsin

Russ Shafer-Landau received his Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and currently teaches at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he focuses on ethical theory and philosophy of the law. He is the author of THE FUNDAMENTALS OF ETHICS; MORAL REALISM; A DEFENCE; AND WHATEVER HAPPENED TO GOOD AND EVIL? He also serves as series editor for Oxford Studies in Metaethics.
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Part Introduction. This summary provides a presentation both rich and succinct of the various readings included in each part.

KnowNow Philosophy Blog. Updated twice a week, the blog connects course concepts with real-world events and provides a succinct philosophical analysis of major news stories, along with multimedia and discussion-starter questions.

Chapter readings. Each excerpt or article has been carefully selected to represent a compelling approach to the topic covered in the chapter

Reader's Guide with comprehension questions and critical thinking questions. These reviews of each reading help students solidify their comprehension and optimize their time.

Videos with quizzing. Video clips related to the topic of each chapter connect the content to real-world issues or events or elicit further reflection on the topic. A short quiz helps further crystallize students' understanding and analysis of the topics.

Essay questions. These questions pertain to a selected reading in the chapter.

Quizzes. Multiple-choice and fill-in-the-blank questions relating to the same selected reading supply further opportunities to test student's comprehension.

Questia. Two additional readings are available for each chapter, along with the wealth of tools in the Questia online library and research paper writing resource. Questia connects your students to a vast collection of full-text books and academic journal and periodical articles, many not easily accessible anywhere else on the Web. And, it's more than a vast collection of online sources. Questia can help your students in the entire research process, from topic selection and research to organization of their notes and proper citations. Questia will help your students write better papers, providing a wider array of scholarly sources, and enabling them to organize what they've learned into a better-thought-out paper.

Book-level questions for discussion. These questions can be used as the basis for class, and/or group discussions, or any forum.
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