Doing Philosophy

Doing Philosophy

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Doing Philosophy provides a practical guide to studying philosophy for students. The book offers guidance on: a€c Reading and analyzing philosophical texts a€c Preparing for and participating in seminars a€c Choosing essay topics a€c Constructing arguments and avoiding plagiarism a€c Using libraries, the internet and other resources a€c Technical terms, forms of expression and logical notation Doing Philosophy outlines the difficulties and challenges faced by students and the exciting scope of the subject as a consequence. The book uses examples of philosophical texts from a wide range of authors to explore strategies that enable the student to develop critical reading skills. The book also offers advice on taking notes, analyzing arguments, using resources effectively, and writing philosophical essays. Concise and accessible, this book equips the student with the tools needed to succeed at undergraduate level, presenting a variety of practical strategies for tackling tasks that a first-year student will inevitably encounter.(As we noted, most questions will be a combination or variation of the basic types outlined.) You need to get to the end of the essay with an answer to the question set. ... Time management How long will it take to write a 1, 500 word essay?

Title:Doing Philosophy
Author:Clare Saunders, Danielle Lamb, George MacDonald Ross, Julie Cross, David Mossley
Publisher:A&C Black - 2008-06-07


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