Doing Philosophy

Doing Philosophy

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Doing Philosophy provides a practical guide to studying philosophy for students. The book offers guidance on: a€c Reading and analyzing philosophical texts a€c Preparing for and participating in seminars a€c Choosing essay topics a€c Constructing arguments and avoiding plagiarism a€c Using libraries, the internet and other resources a€c Technical terms, forms of expression and logical notation Doing Philosophy outlines the difficulties and challenges faced by students and the exciting scope of the subject as a consequence. The book uses examples of philosophical texts from a wide range of authors to explore strategies that enable the student to develop critical reading skills. The book also offers advice on taking notes, analyzing arguments, using resources effectively, and writing philosophical essays. Concise and accessible, this book equips the student with the tools needed to succeed at undergraduate level, presenting a variety of practical strategies for tackling tasks that a first-year student will inevitably encounter.Find ways to relate different pieces ofinformation An example of effective note- taking Tailoring your methods to your ... Structuring the essay writing process Planning your essay How to avoid plagiarism Writing your essay Example essay anbsp;...

Title:Doing Philosophy
Author:Clare Saunders, Danielle Lamb, George MacDonald Ross, Julie Cross, David Mossley
Publisher:A&C Black - 2008-06-07


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