You're no idiot, of course. You think about your home, your family, and how to get to the office on time. But when it comes to understanding what life is all about, you don't know your Plato from your Kierkegaard. Don't stop seeking the answers! The Complete Idiot's Guide to Philosophy shows you how the ideas of the world's great thinkers can help you make sense of your own reality as we head toward the twenty-first century. In this Complete Idiot's Guide, you get:
"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.
Jay Stevenson, Ph.D. teaches writing, English Literature, and cultural studies at Rutgers University and is the author of five titles in The Complete Idiot's Guide® series.
"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.
Book Description Alpha, 2003. Book Condition: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Millions of Americans have come to rely on the Complete Idiot's Guide series for practical, basic information on everything from preparing an income tax return to entertaining weekend guests. The witty, conversational style and the inviting, browsable format take the intimidation factor out of learning new skills. This season the popular series -- which has featured such top sellers as The Complete Idiot's Guide to Dating and The Complete Idiot's Guide to Making Money on Wall Street -- has been expanded to include 27 new tides. As always, each book includes: -- Idiot-proof steps for mastering specific skills-- An easy-to-use design, including fun sidebars and witty cartoons-- Warnings, tips, definitions, and advice from leading authorities-- The popular "Least You Need To Know" feature at the back of each chapterThe only book that explains philosophy so anyone can understand itThe book that answers the question: "Why ask why?" For the first time ever, a work that unravelsthe most difficult concepts of thought and logic for the layperson, from the Socratic method to Descartes' "I think, therefore I am" to Kierkegaard's existentialism to Freud's "id". This unique book also addresses contemporary topics, such as pop philosophy, the validity of ancient philosophies today, how an individual can mold his or her own philosophy -- and how to use philosophical principles in everyday life. Bookseller Inventory # ABE_book_new_0028619811
Book Description Alpha, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0028619811
Book Description Alpha, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0028619811
Book Description Imprint Unknown. Paperback. Book Condition: Brand New. In Stock. Bookseller Inventory # zk0028619811
Book Description Alpha, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110028619811