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What to read on philosophy

Cecil Delisle Burns

What to read on philosophy

by Cecil Delisle Burns

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Published by Leeds public libraries in [Leeds] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Philosophy -- Bibliography.,
    • Best books -- Great Britain.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby C. Delisle Burns.
      Series[Leeds public libraries. "What to read." 3d ser.]
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsZ7125 .B95
      The Physical Object
      Pagination28 p.
      Number of Pages28
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6758541M
      LC Control Number31013921
      OCLC/WorldCa4650447

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      A good introductory book to start with is "The Elements of Moral Philosophy" by James Rachels. James Rachels was well known for being able to explain complicated concepts and ideas in a simple, easy to understand manner. This is how I read a book of philosophy. I read here then there and let it take shape from the inside out at whatever pace it, and I, demand. I don’t read Wikipedia first. Nor do I read some third party’s intro. Sure, I might later on. But I don’t want that outline. I don’t want to the book preformed, to already be a pear.

      Philosophy as a Way of Life: Spiritual Exercises from Socrates to Foucault by Pierre Hadot. If you end up loving Pierre Hadot’s book on Marcus, Philosophy as a Way of Life is a natural next step. While not focusing uniquely on Stoicism, this book is a key text in understanding how philosophy is more than an academic discipline isolated from real life, but something to guide us and orient us. • Don’t forget to read the introduction to the work that is provided by the editor or translator. These introductions are put at the beginning of a text in order to give the reader the background information that he will need to read the text profitably. • Read the chapter on your author from one of the many histories of philosophy that areFile Size: KB.


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