The Inescapable Self: An Introduction to Western Philosophy Since Descartes
How can we be sure of a world outside of our own consciousness? Using this fundamental question as a launching point, Dr. Timothy Chappell takes his readers through a wide-ranging overview of the major themes of Western philosophical thought. Drawing on examples ranging from the great philosophical works of the past to modern pop-culture phenomena like The Matrix, Dr. Chappell provides a stimulating introduction to the issues that have consumed Western philosophers for millennia. Presenting complex arguments in accessible terms, this is the perfect guidebook for the first-year college student, or for anyone intrigued by the mysteries of human existence.
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Can we be certain of the existence of other people and the outside world? Chappell (philosophy, Univ. of Dundee, Scotland) addresses this question by analyzing what he calls the "problem of the ... Read full review