Each chapter helps the student get to grips with a major subject in philosophy, equipping them with the skills necessary for good reasoning and clear philosophical thinking.
Written in Nigel Warburton's characteristically lucid and engaging style, and including a helpful introduction and a chapter on study skills, Philosophy: An Introduction explores some of the most intriguing and fundamental questions in philosophy:
Does God exist?
What is reality?
Can we really know anything?
How do we tell right from wrong?
Is the mind separate from the body?
What is science?
Can we be truly free?
What is the relationship between the state and the individual?
What is art?
The book is easy to use and stimulating for beginning students of philosophy. It includes many helpful study aids and features, including:
Annotated further reading
Chapter introductions and summarising points
Key argument boxes
Key philosopher profiles
A comprehensive glossary