Philosophy Made Simple

Philosophy Made Simple

by Richard H. Popkin, Avrum Stroll


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780385425339
Publisher: Crown/Archetype
Publication date: 07/28/1993
Series: Made Simple Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 250,557
Product dimensions: 7.81(w) x 10.21(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Richard H. Popkin was a prominent philosopher and professor who specialized in the history of enlightenment philosophy and early modern antidogmatism. Among his honors, Popkin was awarded the Nicholas Murray Butler Medal by Columbia University and was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. He was the president emeritus and founding editor of the Journal of the History of Philosophy.

Avrum Stroll was a distinguished philosopher and a noted scholar in the fields of epistemology, the philosophy of language, and twentieth-century analytic philosophy.

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Philosophy Made Simple 3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
fearnloathing More than 1 year ago
I purchased this book to assist me in understanding the elements of philosophy that are important to writing a critical essay for my college writing class. I gave me a quick understanding of the different elements that philosophers use to persuade others to one point of view. The book was not written for that purpose but was a good resource in addressing the different ways people defend their point of view; and how to address their concerns using the different elements of philosophy such as ethos, logos and pathos. It was a great help. Written in a way that everyone could understand.