The Resource An introduction to philosophy, (electronic resource)

An introduction to philosophy, (electronic resource)

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An introduction to philosophy
Title
An introduction to philosophy
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eng
Summary
AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY by Daniel J. Sullivan is intended for the general reader as well as for the student. Its primary purpose is to present the elements of philosophy with simplicity and clarity in order to arouse that sense of wonder which Aristotle says is the beginning of the love of wisdom. This well-structured overview begins with an historical study of philosophy, tracing the evolution of philosophical problems from their simplest origins, and continues with an analysis of the more concrete problems about man himself. The more abstract problems of man and his relation to the world around him make up the final study of this book. Sullivan works in the great classical, realist tradition of Plato, Aristotle, Augustine, Aquinas, and their modern-day inheritors, exposing the perennially valid and vital principles of philosophy and emphasizing the profound moral and social implications of these principles. He respects the distinction between natural and revealed wisdom, but does not hesitate to point out how the conclusions of philosophy are complemented by the truths of revelation. AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY clearly demonstrates that philosophy is a good deal more than a classroom exercise
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Midwest
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1909-
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Sullivan, Daniel J.
Dewey number
100
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Philosophy
  • Electronic books
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adult
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An introduction to philosophy, (electronic resource)
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https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11860139
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multicolored
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MWT11860139
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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MWT11860139
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remote
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11860139
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
An introduction to philosophy, (electronic resource)
Link
https://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11860139
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11860139
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Publisher number
MWT11860139
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11860139
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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