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This library research guide provides an introduction to library resources related to Philosophy courses.

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Philosophy is defined as:



" 1. All learning exclusive of technical precepts and practical arts; the sciences and liberal arts exclusive of medicine, law, and theology; ethics: a discipline comprising as its core logic, aesthetics, ethics, metaphysics, and epistemology.

2.  Pursuit of wisdom; a search for a general understanding of values and reality by chiefly speculative rather than observational means; an analysis of the grounds of and concepts expressing fundamental beliefs."

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Introduction to Philosophy

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A Concise Introduction to Logic

A Concise Introduction to Logic is an introduction to formal logic suitable for undergraduates taking a general education course in logic or critical thinking, and is accessible and useful to any interested in gaining a basic understanding of logic.

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Text: "Philosophy." Merriam-Webster, n.d. Web. 4 Oct. 2016.