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The Philosophers Tool kit: A Compendium of Philosophical Concepts and Methods.

Title: The Philosophers Tool kit: A Compendium of Philosophical Concepts and Methods. Author/s: Baggini, J and Fosl, Peter S Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Wiley-Blackwell (2002). Format: Paperback (232 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0631228748, ISBN-13: 978-0631228745 Area and topic: Pedagogical aid and/or resource. Philosophical skills and methodolgy. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Teachers/accessible to medium. Purchasing […]

The Duck That Won the Lottery: 100 New Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher

Title: The Duck That Won the Lottery: 100 New Experiments for the Armchair Philosopher. Author/s: Baggini, Julian. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Plume (2009). Format: Paperback (336 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0452295416, ISBN-13: 978-0452295414. Area and topic: Popular philosophy. Philosophy and daily life/culture/experience. Philosophical skills and methodology. Practical philosophy. Critical thinking. Intended audience/ reading level: General/accessable. Purchasing […]

Philosophy: History, Ideas, Theories, Who’s Who, How to Think.

Title: Philosophy: History, Ideas, Theories, Who’s Who, How to Think. Author/s: Law, Stephen. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: DK ADULT (2007). Format: Paperback (352 pages). ISBN: 10: 9780756626259, 13: 978-0756626259 Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Key/important philosophical                issues/topics/problems. Philosophical skills/methodology. Intended audience/ reading level: General/accessible. Purchasing […]

Philosophy: A Student Text for VCE.

Title: Philosophy: A Student Text for VCE (Victoria Education Certificate, Australia) Units 1 & 2. Author/s: Robinson-McCarthy, L & Symes, A. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: David Barlow Publishing (2010). Format: Paperback (312 pages). ISBN: 9781921333347 Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems. Pedagogical aid and/or resource.  Philosophical […]

Philosophy: The Classics

Title: Philosophy: The Classics. Author/s: Warburton, Nigel. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge (2nd edition: 2001). Format: Hardcover (272 pages). ISBN: 10: 9780415239974, 13: 978-0415239974. Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Intended audience/ reading level: Tertiary/lower and upper. Purchasing and information: 1) amazon.com 2) fishpond.co.nz Unique and/or salient feature/s: ‘Philosophy the Classics’ is an […]

Philosophy: The Big Questions.

Title: Philosophy: The Big Questions. Author/s: Cunningham, Frank. Lalonde, Daniel. Neelin, David. and Peglar, Kenneth. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Canadian Scholars Press (2003). Format: Hardcover (372 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 1551302306 ISBN-13: 978-1551302300. Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems. Pedagogical aid and/or resource. Philosophical skills and methodology. Student […]

Philosophy in Practice: An Introduction to the Main Questions.

Title: Philosophy in Practice: An Introduction to the Main Questions. Author/s: Morton, Adam. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Wiley-Blackwell; 2 edition (2004). Format: Paperback (464 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 9781405116183,  ISBN-13: 978-1405116183 Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Core branches/ sub-disciplines of philosophy. Pedagogical aid. Philosophical skills/methodology. Student text book. Intended audience/ reading level: Tertiary/accessible […]

Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life’s Big Ideas

Title: Philosophy for Teens: Questioning Life’s Big Ideas. Author/s: Kaye, Sharon M. and Thomson, Paul. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Prufrock Press (2006). Format: Paperback (200 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 1593632029, ISBN-13: 978-1593632021 Area and topic: Philosophy and daily life/culture/experience. Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems; Student text book. Practical philosophy. Thought experiments. Axiology (Ethics, aesthetics, political philosophy, well-being). Intended […]

Philosophy for Everyone (series).

Title: Philosophy for Everyone (series). Editor/s: Allhoff, Fritz. In addition, each title has its own editor. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Wiley-Blackwell. Format: Paperback (Between 220-300 pages) Area and topic: Popular philosophy. Philosophy and daily life/culture/experience. Intended audience/ reading level: General/medium Purchasing and information: http://au.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-405212.html amazon.com fishpond.co.nz Unique and/or salient feature/s: The aim of this series is […]

Philosophy for AS.

Title: Philosophy for AS. Author/s: Lacewing, Michael. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge (2008). Format: Paperback (448 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0415458218, ISBN-13: 978-0415458214 Area and topic: Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems. Student  text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/upper (16 yrs NZ). Purchasing and information: www.alevelphilosophy.co.uk Unique and/or salient feature/s: ‘Philosophy for […]