Now in its fourth edition, Philosophy: The Classics is a brisk and invigorating tour through the great books of western philosophy.
Philosophy: The BasicsRoutledge #ad - If you’ve ever asked ‘what is philosophy?’, or wondered whether the world is really the way you think it is, this is the book for you. There is no better short introduction to philosophy. Stephen law, author of the Philosophy GymPhilosophy: The Basics gently eases the reader into the world of philosophy.
Each chapter considers a key area of philosophy, explaining and exploring the basic ideas and themes including:Can you prove God exists?How do we know right from wrong?What are the limits of free speech?Do you know how science works?Is your mind different from your body?Can you define art?How should we treat non-human animals?For the fifth edition of this best-selling book, Nigel Warburton has added an entirely new chapter on animals, revised others and brought the further reading sections up to date.
Philosophy: The Basics #ad - . Warburton is patient, above all, accurate and, clear. Philosophy: the basics deservedly remains the most recommended introduction to philosophy on the market.
Philosophy Made Slightly Less Difficult: A Beginner's Guide to Life's Big QuestionsIVP Academic #ad - In straightforward language with everyday examples, they explain the basics needed to understand philosophical concepts and thus bring clarity to discussions of life's big questions. Students, pastors, campus workers and ordinary Christians will all benefit from this user-friendly guide. From time to time we all face life's big questions.
Moreland understand this frustration and in this book offer help to make philosophy at least slightly less difficult. P. What is real?how do we know what we know?what is right?who or what am I?How should we view science and its claims?And as we wrestle with these issues, we may even find ourselves thinking, Perhaps what I need is a good dose of philosophy.
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You'll find lots of material to mull over with your friends or spouse, including thoughts on When to doubt, and when to doubt our doubts The universal demand for evidence and proof The four dimensions of human experience Arguments for materialism Fear of the process of dying Prayers and small miracles Moral justification for allowing evil The ancient philosopher Socrates fifth century, B.
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In a conversational tone, the book's author – a modern-day scholar and lecturer – brings the greatest wisdom of the past into the challenges that we face now. It’s an important navigational tool for life that too many modern people try to do without.
The Provincial LettersVeritatis Splendor Publications #ad - Pascal answers it by practically, if not theoretically, denying sufficient grace and liberty. The "petites lettres" followed to the number of nineteen, to March, from January, 1656, the last unfinished, 1657. Appearing under the pseudonym of louis de montalte, they were published at Cologne in 1657 as Les Provinciales, ou Lettres écrites par Louis de Montalte à un provincial de ses amis et au RR.
The seventeenth and eighteenth letters take up the same questions, but with noteworthy qualifications. He wished to appeal to the public in a pamphlet which he submitted to his friends, but they found it too heavy and theological. From the fourth to the sixteenth pascal censures the jesuit moral code, first, through silly vanity, by depicting a naîf Jesuit who, or rather the casuistry, reveals to him the pretended secrets of the Jesuit policy, and then by direct invective against the Jesuits themselves.
The Provincial Letters #ad - Pascal's two masterpieces are the "Provinciales" and the "Pensées". Pp. The duc of liancourt, having been refused absolution by the curé of Saint Sulpice, a friend of Port Royal, Antoine* Arnauld wrote two letters which were censured by the Sorbonne. As to their literary form, the "provinciales" are, in point of time, the first prose masterpiece of the French language, in their satirical humour and passionate eloquence.
He then said to pascal: "You, who are young, must do something. The next day 23 Jan.
Mere Sexuality: Rediscovering the Christian Vision of SexualityZondervan #ad - Wilson highlights the stunning shift of opinion on issues of sexuality in the evangelical church and why this break with the historic church is problematic for the future of Christianity. Mere sexuality seeks to guide readers back to the beauty and coherence of this vision of sexuality in the face of an aggressive and all-consuming pagan and secular worldview.
What do christians believe about human sexuality?in mere sexuality, the Great Tradition of the church for centuries as taught in each of its major expressions - Orthodox, Catholic, author and pastor Todd Wilson presents the historic Christian consensus about human sexuality, and Protestant. Along the way he provides ordinary believers with an introduction to the historic Christian vision of sexuality, yet does so in conversation with some of the twenty-first century’s leading challenges to this vision.
Mere Sexuality: Rediscovering the Christian Vision of Sexuality #ad - In a culture that is deeply confused about human sexuality, Wilson believes it is time for evangelicals to retrieve the historic Christian tradition and biblical teaching on the question of sexuality.
The Trial and Death of Socrates: Euthyphro, Apology, Crito, death scene from Phaedo Hackett ClassicsHackett Publishing Company, Inc. #ad - A. A number of new or expanded footnotes are also included along with a Select Bibliography. Grube's distinguished translations, as revised by John Cooper for Plato, Complete Works. The third edition of The Trial and Death of Socrates presents G. M.
A Little History of Philosophy Little HistoriesYale University Press #ad - This engaging book introduces the great thinkers in Western philosophy and explores their most compelling ideas about the world and how best to live in it. In forty brief chapters, Nigel Warburton guides us on a chronological tour of the major ideas in the history of philosophy. Philosophy begins with questions about the nature of reality and how we should live.
These were the concerns of socrates, who spent his days in the ancient Athenian marketplace asking awkward questions, disconcerting the people he met by showing them how little they genuinely understood. A little history of philosophy presents the grand sweep of humanity's search for philosophical understanding and invites all to join in the discussion.
A Little History of Philosophy Little Histories #ad - He provides interesting and often quirky stories of the lives and deaths of thought-provoking philosophers from Socrates, who chose to die by hemlock poisoning rather than live on without the freedom to think for himself, to Peter Singer, who asks the disquieting philosophical and ethical questions that haunt our own times.
Warburton not only makes philosophy accessible, he offers inspiration to think, argue, reason, and ask in the tradition of Socrates.
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The end result is a Bible developed for the purpose of being read and understood, not referred to. Messiah takes the reader on a new and unique journey through every book of the New Testament. This makes for uninterrupted reading of God’s Word. Created with the look and feel of a paperback book, New Living Translation, the most readable translation available, and written using the Holy Bible, Messiah enables you to easily read and understand the Bible.
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The story of christianity covers such recent occurrences as the fall of the Soviet Union and the return of the Russian Orthodox Church; feminist, Africa-American, and Third-World theologies; the scandals and controversies facing the reign of Pope Benedict XVI; interfaith dialogue; and the movement toward unity of all Christian churches.
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This revised and updated edition of The Story of Christianity concludes with a thoughtful look at the major issues and debates facing Christianity today.
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. Oral communication, 4/e presents a wide range of introductory topics in an affordable, straightforward, and fun format. The success of these interactions depends on the ability to be effective in conveying messages. Readers will benefit from professional sidebars that illustrate how academic concepts fit into the careers they will soon enter.
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Every day we communicate in our professional and personal lives to initiate or improve relationships, function in teams, get what we want, and learn new things.