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ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM, 9E uses a historical approach to bring philosophy to life through lively narratives, engaging illustrations, and a student-friendly writing style. Using its signature conversational prose, the textbook guides students through the lives and works of history’s greatest philosophers, drawing from both canonical primary sources and the latest philosophical critiques. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Douglas J. Soccio
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2015-01-31
File: 624 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781305445611

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ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, 8E brings philosophy to life through lively narratives, engaging illustrations, and a student-friendly writing style. Using its signature conversational prose, the textbook guides students through the lives and works of history’s greatest philosophers, then brings it all together with helpful study materials in every chapter. Drawing from both canonical primary sources and the latest philosophical critiques, ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, 8E makes philosophy approachable and exciting for students. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Education
Author: Douglas Soccio
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2012
File: 624 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781285225807

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Featuring lucid and conversational prose and a well-chosen, reader-friendly array of succinct excerpts from canonical primary sources, ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, 7E brings philosophy to life for readers. Extremely student focused, this text examines philosophies and philosophers while using numerous pedagogical illustrations, special features, and an inviting, approachable page design that make this oftentimes daunting subject more engaging. The Seventh Edition represents a careful revision, focused on enhancing the book’s reader-praised search for wisdom motif. In particular, this edition features new coverage of Lao-Tzu; expanded, chapter-length treatment of Kierkegaard; and an engaging introduction to the complex landscape of philosophy in the twentieth century through material on two archetypal thinkers: Wittgenstein and Heidegger. An unmatched array of teaching and learning resources including an online resource center with dynamic, easy-to-use lecture and class preparation tools make ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM: AN INTRODUCTION TO PHILOSOPHY, 7E accessible to instructors and learners of all levels. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Douglas Soccio
Publisher: Nelson Education
Release: 2009-02-06
File: 640 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781111784157

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Based on the conviction that philosophy matters and that people respond to the language of wisdom, this text returns to the essence of the philosophical impulse: the search for wisdom. With this powerful interpreting theme, a chronological sequence, and a storytelling approach, this book begins where todays students are in terms of interests, backgrounds, and abilities, and draws them into the world of philosophy. Whenever possible, topics and passages are selected that touch on fundamental concerns of the human condition.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Douglas J. Soccio
Publisher:
Release: 1995
File: 678 Pages
ISBN-13: 0534216900

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A visually interesting and well written book that shows that philosophy matters. This text returns to the essence of the philosophical impulse, philosophy in the original sense as the search for wisdom.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Douglas J. Soccio
Publisher:
Release: 1992-01
File: 605 Pages
ISBN-13: 0534142265

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Organized historically, this text successfully incorporates its theme of searching for wisdom using a story-telling approach that takes students from where they are in their own experience and drawing them into the world of philosophy. Topics and selected passages touch upon fundamental human issues that are of concern to today's diverse group of students.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Douglas J. Soccio
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 1997
File: 682 Pages
ISBN-13: PSU:000058469194

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Author: Douglas J. Soccio
Publisher:
Release: 2015
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 1305792246

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This CD-ROM contains an exciting array of activities to enhance the student's understanding of philosophy terms and concepts: an auditory section with mini-lectures and pronunciation of key terms spoken in the voice of Soccio himself; a gallery of philosophers; and material from the paper version of the study guide. For each chapter there are practice test questions, study questions, and analytic questions.

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Author: Douglas J. Soccio
Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company
Release: 1998-01-01
File: Pages
ISBN-13: 0534524451

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Featuring Douglas J. Soccio's lucid and conversational prose and a well-chosen, reader-friendly array of succinct excerpts from canonical primary sources, ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM brings philosophy to life for its readers through the examination of many paradigmatic philosophies and philosophers. Very much a student-focused book that speaks out of Soccio's non-condescending desire to speak to students where they are and not where they should be, ARCHETYPES OF WISDOM includes numerous pedagogical illustrations and features (Philosophical Queries, a Marginal Glossary, Chapter Summaries, End-of-Chapter Questions for Reflection, to name a few) to make this often-times daunting subject the approachable and engaging subject it ought to be. The Sixth Edition represents a careful revision, with all changes made by Soccio to enhance and refresh the book's reader-praised search-for-wisdom motif. In particular, this edition features new coverage of Lao-Tzu; expanded, chapter-length treatment of Kierkegaard; and an engaging introduction to the complex landscape of philosophy in the twentieth century focusing on the two archetypal thinkers of this time period: Wittgenstein and Heidegger. Soccio's lauded prose is also enhanced in this Sixth Edition by the text's new full-color design. The text is supported by an unmatched array of teaching and learning resources that include CengageNOW-a powerful online tutorial and course management system, and dynamic easy-to-use lecture and class preparation tools exclusive to Wadsworth, a part of Cengage Learning. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

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Genre: Philosophy
Author: Douglas Soccio
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Release: 2006-02-13
File: 608 Pages
ISBN-13: 0495007072

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Discover the personality archetypes within you and improve your life and relationships with a new self-guided system of personal transformation. In Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) philosophy, the elements Wood, Fire, Earth, Metal, and Water are the foundation of how nature grows and evolves. They are believed to help us understand everything from illness and healing to the fundamental processes of child development—and they continue to inform Chinese medicine practice today. But as Ayurvedic nutritionist, reiki master, and Tournesol founder Carey Davidson demonstrates in this book, each of the five elements can also be seen as a personality archetype—and inside all of us is a unique blend of these archetypes that serves as a window into living a more fulfilling life on every level. In The Five Archetypes, Davidson explains that by knowing the personality traits associated with each type and using what she calls the Five Archetypes method, you can actually start to predict your behavioral patterns—not only with yourself but also with your friends, your romantic partner, your children, and even your colleagues. By practicing this method, you will also: -Learn how to exercise more control over behaviors that thwart your potential -Hone your self-awareness and self-regulation skills in the face of day-to-day stress -And understand what really makes people tick, so that you spend less time in stagnant relationships and more time in gratifying ones Through her study of the elements and the observations she’s made in her work with individuals, couples, companies, parents, kids, and educators, Davidson has created a simplified and practical guide to harnessing the strengths of our five archetypes. Complete with an assessment designed to help you discover your primary, secondary, and lowest types, The Five Archetypes will not only teach you more about yourself and others but also transform your relationships and set you on the path to personal and interpersonal harmony.

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Genre: Self-Help
Author: Carey Davidson
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release: 2020-04-07
File: 304 Pages
ISBN-13: 9781982141721

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