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Philosophy for AS and A2.

Title: Philosophy for AS and A2. Editors: Burns, Elizabeth. Law, Stephen. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge (2004). Format: Paperback (312 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0415335639, ISBN-13: 978-0415335638. Area and topic: Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Student text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/upper Purchasing and information: 1) amazon.com. 2) Barnes and Noble Unique and/or salient feature/s: […]

Philosophy for A2: Unit 4 (Philosophical problems).

Title: Philosophy for A2: Unit 4 (Philosophical problems). Author/s: Lacewing, Michael. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge (2009). Format: Paperback (296 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0415458234, ISBN-13: 978-0415458238. Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Student text book. Practical    philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/upper (17 yrs NZ). Purchasing and information: www.alevelphilosophy.co.uk Unique and/or salient […]

Philosophy for A2: Unit 3 (key Themes in Philosophy).

Title: Philosophy for A2: Unit 3 (key Themes in Philosophy). Author/s: Lacewing, Michael. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge (2009). Format: Paperback (384 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0415458226, ISBN-13: 978-0415458221. Area and topic: Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Student text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Secondary/upper (17 yrs NZ). Purchasing and information: www.alevelphilosophy.co.uk Unique and/or salient feature/s: […]

Philosophical Questions: Readings and Interactive Guides.

Title: Philosophical Questions: Readings and Interactive Guides. Authors/ editors: Fieser, James and Lillegard, Norman. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Oxford University Press (2004). Format: Hardcover (672 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0195139836, ISBN-13: 978-0195139839. Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Core areas/sub-disciplines/branches of philosophy. Student text book. Practical philosophy. Intended audience/ reading level: Tertiray/lower. Purchasing and information: […]

One Hundred Philosophers.

Title: One Hundred Philosophers. Author/s: King, Peter, J. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Barron’s Educational Series (2004). Format: Paperback (192 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 9780764127915, ISBN-13: 978-0764127915 Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Intended audience/ reading level: General/accessible. Purchasing and information: 1) amazon.com 2) fishpond.co.nz Unique and/or salient feature/s: ‘One Hundred Philosophers’ is a  very […]

How to Think about Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age.

Title: How to Think about Weird Things: Critical Thinking for a New Age. Author/s: Schick, Jr. Theodore and Vaughn, Lewis. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (2010). Format: Paperback (352 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 007353577X, ISBN-13: 978-0073535777. Area and topic: Popular philosophy. Philosophy and daily life/culture/experience. Philosophical skills and methodology. Applied critical thinking. Epistemology. Philosophy […]

Do You Think What You Think You Think?

Title: Do You Think What You Think You Think? Author/s: Baggini, Julian. Stangroom, Jeremy. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Plume (2007). Format: Paperback (192 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 0452288657. ISBN-13: 978-0452288652 Area and topic: Popular philosophy. Pedagogical aid and/or resource. Philosophical skills and methodology. Reasoning and critical thinking. Intended audience/ reading level: General/accessible Purchasing and information: www.amazon.com Unique […]

The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture Series.

Title: The Blackwell Philosophy and Pop Culture (series). Editor/s: William, Irwin J. and Wisnewski, Jeremy. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Blackwell. Format: Paper back. (Between 220 -350 pages). Area and topic: Popular philosophy. Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems Intended audience/ reading level: General reader/accessible. Purchasing and information: 1) www.andphilosophy.com 2) amazon.com,  3) fishpond.co.nz Unique and/or salient feature/s: ‘The […]

Arguing about Philosophy (series).

Title: Arguing about Philosophy (series). Editor/s: Nothing found on series editor. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Routledge. Format: Volumes may be as large as 600 pages in length. Area and topic: Key/important philosophical issues/topics/problems. Intended audience/ reading level: Tertiary/lower. Purchasing and information: 1) www.routledge.com/books/series/arguing_about_philosophy_AAPHI/ 2) amazon.com, 3) fishpond.co.nz. Unique and/or salient feature/s: ‘Arguing about Philosophy’ is […]

An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy.

Title: An Illustrated Brief History of Western Philosophy. Author/s: Kenny, Antony. Material type: Book. Publisher/date: Wiley-Blackwell (2006). Format: Paperback (400 pages). ISBN: ISBN-10: 1405141794, ISBN-13: 978-1405141796. Area and topic: History of philosophy and ideas. Intended audience/ reading level: General/accessible Purchasing and information: 1) amazon.com, 2) fishpond.co.nz. Unique and/or salient feature/s: ‘An Illustrated Brief History of […]