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Doing Philosophy provides a practical guide to studying philosophy for undergraduate students. The book presents strategies for developing the necessary skills that will allow students to get the most out of this fascinating subject. It examines what it means to think, read, discuss and write philosophically, giving advice on:Reading and analysing philosophical textsPreparing for and participating in seminarsChoosing essay topicsConstructing arguments and avoiding plagiarismUsing libraries, the internet and other resourcesTechnical terms, forms of expression and logical notation The second edition is fully revised and expanded throughout, packed with practical exercises, useful examples and fully up-to-date resources. It also features for the first time a full companion website with additional resources and a range of pedagogical tools and activities designed for students and lecturers to use both in the classroom and in seminar preparation.Concise and accessible, Doing Philosophy equips the student with the tools needed to successfully engage in discussing, reading and writing philosophy.


Danielle Lamb is former Project Manager of the
Subject Centre for Philosophical and Religious Studies, UK. She has an MA in
Philosophy from the University of Leeds and has tutored undergraduates on a
range of philosophy modules. She is now a researcher in psychology with a particular interest in
philosophy of psychology.


Introduction \ 1. Studying Philosophy
\ 1.1 What is philosophy? \ 1.2 Why study philosophy? \ 1.3 What does studying
philosophy involve? \ 1.4 Summary \ 2. Reading Philosophy \ 2.1 What to
read \ 2.2 How to read \ 2.3 Summary \ 3. Taking Notes \ 3.1 Why is
note-taking important? \ 3.2 Content- what should I write down? \ 3.3 Method-
how should I go about taking notes? \ 3.4 An example of effective note taking 3.5 Tailoring your methods to your context \ 3.6 Making best use of your notes
\ 3.7 Summary \ 4. Discussion \ 4.1 The value of discussion \ 4.2
Discussion seminars \ 4.3 Other forms of discussion \ 4.4 Summary \ 5.
Writing Philosophy
\ 5.1 What to write \ 5.2 How to Write 5.3 Example assignments \ 5.4 Assessment and feedback \ 5.5 Summary \ 6.
\ 6.1 Library resources \ 6.2 Internet resources \ 6.3 Support
systems \ 6.4 Some useful philosophical terms \ Index


Titel: Doing Philosophy
Untertitel: A Practical Guide for Students
EAN: 9781441162489
ISBN: 978-1-4411-6248-9
Digitaler Kopierschutz: Adobe-DRM
Format: E-Book (pdf)
Herausgeber: Bloomsbury Usa
Genre: Philosophie
Anzahl Seiten: 192
Veröffentlichung: 14.03.2013
Jahr: 2013
Untertitel: Englisch