Doing Philosophy: An Introduction Through Thought Experiments

Doing Philosophy: An Introduction Through Thought Experiments Theodore Schick Jr. Lewis Vaughn
  • Title: Doing Philosophy: An Introduction Through Thought Experiments
  • Author: Theodore Schick Jr. Lewis Vaughn
  • ISBN: 9780073386683
  • Page: 412
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Doing Philosophy: An Introduction Through Thought Experiments Theodore Schick Jr. Lewis Vaughn Doing Philosophy An Introduction Through Thought Experiments This text with readings helps students understand the nature and purpose of philosophical inquiry by explaining what philosophical problems are how they can be solved and why searching for solutions
    This text with readings helps students understand the nature and purpose of philosophical inquiry by explaining what philosophical problems are, how they can be solved, and why searching for solutions is important By acquainting students with philosophical theories and the thought experiments used to test them, the text fosters active learning and helps students become beThis text with readings helps students understand the nature and purpose of philosophical inquiry by explaining what philosophical problems are, how they can be solved, and why searching for solutions is important By acquainting students with philosophical theories and the thought experiments used to test them, the text fosters active learning and helps students become better thinkers.
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    1. As far as textbooks are concerned, this is the best one I have read.Schick was able to keep my interest He did not drop down to painfully simple vocabulary, nor did he elevate his diction to pretentious heights, nor did he keep the information dry Rather, the book contains succinct but informative thought experiments, explanations, and counterexamples I as a Trekkie also happened to enjoy the frequent mentions to TOS and TNGThat being said, the book s shortcoming comes in the form of a few uncon [...]

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    2. I assigned the book for one of my classes It s soso Schick covers too much in many places, his quick treatment of positions turns into a caricature e.g when he tries to explain in one or two paragraphs the development from empiricism to logical positivism I most disliked his chapter on Kant s ethics He just throws the formulations of the categorical imperative onto his readers without explaining how they are derived what their underlying meaning is Still, at many places he does a good job Overal [...]

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