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An Introduction to Philosophy

This is a free, online textbook.  According to the author, "In this text it is my task to challenge the reader, to invite and to encourage the reader to think and to think critically concerning these basic and important questions and problems. I shall often present material and questions which challenge the accepted view, the predominant view, the popular view, and the view which most people acquire through their culture and assume to be not only true but the only view. The aim is to broaden and expand awareness. The aim is to develop reasoning skills and critical thinking abilities. It shall be my aim to get the reader to think about new things. This is education. I shall also attempt to provoke the reader to think about things in a new manner. This is also education but it may not be what... Show More


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