Does the existence of evil call into doubt the existence of God? Show me the argument. Philosophy starts with questions, but attempts at answers are just as important, and these answers require reasoned argument. Cutting through dense philosophical prose, 100 famous and influential arguments are presented in their essence, with premises, conclusions and logical form plainly identified. Key quotations provide a sense of style and approach. Just the Arguments is an invaluable one-stop argument shop.
A concise, formally structured summation of 100 of the most important arguments in Western philosophy
The first book of its kind to present the most important and influential philosophical arguments in a clear premise/conclusion format, the language that philosophers use and students are expected to know
Offers succinct expositions of key philosophical arguments without bogging them down in commentary
Translates difficult texts to core arguments
Designed to provides a quick and compact reference to everything from Aquinas’ “Five Ways” to prove the existence of God, to the metaphysical possibilities of a zombie world
Visit www.justthearguments.com, the editor's site for students, teachers, researchers, and fans of philosophy
Using R for Data Management, Statistical Analysis, and Graphics
Quick and Easy Access to Key Elements of Documentation
Includes worked examples across a wide variety of applications, tasks, and graphics
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