Archetypes of Wisdom: An Introduction to Philosophy, 9th Edition [PDF]

Archetypes of Wisdom: An Introduction to Philosophy, 9th Edition [PDF]
Archetypes of Wisdom: An Introduction to Philosophy, 9th Edition by Douglas J Soccio
2015 | PDF | 113.49MB

ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM, 9E uses a historical approach to bring philosophy to life through lively narratives, engaging illustrations, and a student-friendly writing style. Using its signature conversational prose, the textbook guides students through the lives and works of history’s greatest philosophers, drawing from both canonical primary sources and the latest philosophical critiques.

Features and Benefits

  • An easy-to-rearrange format works with both historical and topical approaches, and provides flexibility for a variety of course structures.
  • Secondary commentary illuminates the primary source material and helps students think critically about philosophy.
  • Narrative elements throughout the text, along with brief biographies of main philosophers, provide cultural and historical context.
  • A broad range of philosophical traditions introduces students to different schools of thought: from the Eastern and Western traditions to the important works from contemporary philosophers, women, and minorities.