Book Title: The Originals: Classic Readings in Western Philosophy

Author: Jeff McLaughlin

Book Description: It is important for students not only to get an appreciation and understanding of philosophy but also to be exposed to the very words and ideas of those who have shaped our thinking over the centuries. Accordingly, the title of this collection hints at the facts that these readings are from the original sources and that these philosophers were the originators of many of the issues we still discuss today.

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It is important for students not only to get an appreciation and understanding of philosophy but also to be exposed to the very words and ideas of those who have shaped our thinking over the centuries. Accordingly, the title of this collection hints at the facts that these readings are from the original sources and that these philosophers were the originators of many of the issues we still discuss today.

Major areas of philosophy covered here are: Ethics, Epistemology, Metaphysics, Philosophy of Religion, Ethics, Socio-Political Philosophy, and finally, Aesthetics.

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Jeff McLaughlin

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The Originals: Classic Readings in Western Philosophy
Author
Jeff McLaughlin
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Primary Subject
Philosophy
Publisher
Thompson Rivers University/BCcampus
Publication Date
December 14, 2017