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Unlock the Secrets of Philosophy

Explore the World of Ideas

In Philosophy Basics: A Jargon-Free Guide for Beginners, Dr. Doug Erlandson offers an easy-to-understand guide to the study of philosophy.

His simple, non-technical approach covers the major topics of philosophy in a way that even those who have no familiarity with philosophy will understand.

Philosophy Basics is the result of Erlandson’s three decades of teaching philosophy at the university and community college-level and is based on his classroom supplement. He has expanded, revised and polished his classroom supplement to create this exceptionally engaging and accessible introduction to philosophy.

Here’s a Preview of What’s in the Book

  • What does it mean to think logically?
  • How do we know?
  • What is the link between the mind and the brain?
  • Do we have free will?
  • What is morality? Does God exist? And much more.

˃˃˃ Extra Features for Teachers and Students

Philosophy Basics includes study questions at the end of each section and is designed for those who want to learn the elements of philosophy on their own. It is also suitable as a textbook for introductory to philosophy classes as well as home-schooled students.

˃˃˃ What Others Are Saying About Philosophy Basics

A quick and easy read . . . has given me the confidence to dig deeper into philosophy. Amazon Reviewer

I appreciate his excellent use of real-world analogies. You can tell that the author is an experienced teacher . . . highly recommended as an introduction to philosophical thinking. G. Feltner

Easy to follow and easy to understand. Great for people in college Philosophy or people who want to learn. Amazon Reviewer