Introduction to Philosophy
by John Perry
Easy to use for both students and instructors, Introduction to Philosophy: Classical and Contemporary Readings incorporates boldfaced key terms (listed after each reading and defined in the glossary), a “Logical Toolkit,” and a guide to writing philosophy papers.
The seventh edition features eleven new readings, including eight by contemporary women philosophers, bringing the total number of essays by women to twelve. It is also accompanied by a robust support package that includes a more extensive test bank, available on the new online Ancillary Resource Center, and expanded self-quizzes for students on the Companion Website.
Introduction to Philosophy
by Louis P. Pojman
An Introduction to Philosophy
by Daniel J. Sullivan
This textbook is organized as possible:
Chapter 1. What Is Philosophy?
Part I. The Historical Rise of Philosophy
Chapter 2. The First Beginnings of Philosophy
Chapter 3. The Problem of Change and Permanence
Chapter 4. The Age of the Sophists
Chapter 5. Socrates
Chapter 6. Plato
Chapter 7. Aristotle
Part II. The Meaning of Man
Chapter 8. The Nature of Man
Chapter 9. The Nature of Knowing
Chapter 10. The Kinds of Knowing
Chapter 11. The Truth Of Knowing
Chapter 12. The Nature of Desire
Chapter 13. Freedom And Liberty
Chapter 14. Liberty and Love
Chapter 15. The Soul Of Man
Chapter 16. Human Personality
Part III. The Making of Man
Chapter 17. In Search of Happiness
Chapter 18. The Road to Happiness
Chapter 19. The Life of Virtue
Chapter 20. The Virtues of the Individual Person
Chapter 21. Justice, The Social Virtue
Chapter 22. Social Philosophy
Part IV. The Universe Of Man
Chapter 23. The World of Bodies
Chapter 24. The Realm of Nature
Part V. The Universe Of Being
Chapter 25. In Quest of Being
Chapter 26. Transcendentals of Being
Chapter 27. The Divisions of Being
Chapter 28. Uncreated Being
Chapter 29. The Perennial Philosophy
by Michael J. Loux
In a society where a comic equates with knockabout amusment for children, the sudden pre-eminence of adult comics, on everything from political satire to erotic fantasy, has predictably attracted an enormous amount of attention.
Adult comics are part of the cultural landscape in a way that would have been unimaginable a decade ago. In this first survey of its kind, Roger Sabin traces the history of comics for older readers from the end of the nineteenth century to the present. He takes in the pioneering titles pre-First World War, the underground ‘comix’ of the 1960s and 1970s, ‘fandom’ in the 1970s and 1980s, and the boom of the 1980s and 1990s (including ‘graphic novels’ and Viz.). Covering comics from the United States, Europe and Japan, Adult Comics addresses such issues as the graphic novel in context, cultural overspill and the role of women.
By taking a broad sweep, Sabin demonstrates that the widely-held notion that comics ‘grew up’ in the late 1980s is a mistaken one, largely invented by the media. Adult Comics: An Introduction is intended primarily for student use, but is written with the comic enthusiast very much in mind.