The Philosophy Skills Book (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
176
Utgivningsdatum
2012-03-01
Förlag
Continuum Publishing Corporation
Medarbetare
Case, Chris / Underwood, Bob
Illustrationer
black & white illustrations
Dimensioner
209 x 139 x 12 mm
Vikt
317 g
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
22:B&W 5.5 x 8.5 in or 216 x 140 mm (Demy 8vo) Perfect Bound on White w/Gloss Lam
ISBN
9781441124562

The Philosophy Skills Book

Exercises in Critical Reading, Writing and Thinking

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Built around practical exercises, this book helps students to practise and master core reading and writing skills crucial to the successful study of philosophy. "The Philosophy Skills Book" will help you to master the core skills you need to succeed in your study of Philosophy. Taking you through a series of exercises that will help you practise and perfect your reading and writing of Philosophy, this book covers such topics as: Finding arguments and drawing conclusions; Finding and resolving inconsistencies; Brainstorming and planning your essays; Summarizing and defending your argument; Using quotations; and, Avoiding common errors. Whether you want to get your studies off to a flying start or improve your final grade, "The Philosophy Skills Book" will help you develop the skills you need to be a better Philosopher.
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Stephen J. Finn is Assistant Professor of Philosophy and Assistant Director of the Center for Teaching Excellence at the United States Military Academy, West Point, USA.

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Introduction; Part I: Reading Philosophy Assignments; Part II: Reading Philosophical Texts; 1. Reading Historical Texts; 2. Close Reading for Alternative Meanings; 3. Drawing Inferences; 4. Discovering Arguments; 5. Finding and Resolving Inconsistencies; Part III: Writing Philosophy - Content; 1. Brainstorming and Outlining; 2. Summarizing a Philosophical Argument; 3. Elaborating; 4. Responding Critically; 5. Arguing; 6. Introductions and Conclusions; Part IV: Writing Philosophy - Style; 1. Writing Clearly; 2. Using Quotations; 3. Common Errors; Index.