By Douglas J. Soccio

ARCHETYPES OF knowledge, 9E makes use of a ancient method of convey philosophy to existence via full of life narratives, attractive illustrations, and a student-friendly writing type. utilizing its signature conversational prose, the textbook courses scholars in the course of the lives and works of history's maximum philosophers, drawing from either canonical fundamental assets and the most recent philosophical evaluations.

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Supplemental Primary Source Readings. Access to the Questia library also brings the ability to assign a wide range of philosophy primary source readings with cleared digital permissions. Instructors can pick and choose from suggested readings integrated into the MindTap chapter learning path or use the database to add their own selections. • Philosophy videos. A thoughtfully curated selection of video clips provides indepth analyses of key philosophical topics using writings of past philosophers and expert interviews from pre-eminent scholars and philosophers.

The pervasiveness of this orientation makes it imperative that we acknowledge this problem. Chapters 9, 11, and 13–17 include some intriguing critiques of rationalism and universalism. For Deeper Consideration To what extent do you think gender and ethnic background should be considered in evaluating an individual’s philosophical beliefs? Do gender, ethnic background, and other personal factors (age, income, and so on) control what we think? Is your response to this question dependent on such factors?

Editorial review has deemed that any suppressed content does not materially affect the overall learning experience. Cengage Learning reserves the right to remove additional content at any time if subsequent rights restrictions require it. 14 Introduction willed ignorance An attitude of indifference to the possibility of error or enlightenment that holds on to beliefs regardless of the facts. Aplia there is in a position if we do not give it fair hearing. It is arrogant because summarily rejecting (or mocking) ideas that have influenced careful thinkers from the past and present implies that without any background knowledge we know more than philosophers, scientists, and theologians who have devoted years of study to these issues.

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