University Press of America
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978-0-7618-5901-7 • Hardback • October 2012 • $70.00 • (£54.00)
978-0-7618-5902-4 • eBook • September 2012 • $66.50 • (£51.00)
Leszek Figurski, M.A., Th.L, Ph.D., was born in Poland. He studied Catholic theology and Thomistic philosophy at Gregorian University in Rome, Italy, and received his doctorate in philosophy from Fordham University in Bronx, New York. He has taught philosophy and theology at Mercy College, Felician College, and Seton Hall University. Figurski is currently a professor at St. Peter’s College. His interests lie in the history of philosophy, the nature of philosophy, ethics, symbolic logic, metaphysics, and religions of the world. He lives in Manhattan, New York. Please visit his website for more information: www.distanceprofessionallearning.com.
Chapter I. Why Philosophy?
Chapter II. The Uses of Philosophy — The Incompleteness of Science
Chapter III. The Scope of Philosophy
Chapter IV. Selected Questions and Answers
Chapter V. The Philosophical Attitude
Chapter VI. On Thinking — Obstacles and Helps
Chapter VII. How to Approach a Philosophical Problem?
Chapter I. Man as the Wondering Seeker for Truth
Chapter II. Views on Man
Chapter III. “Who or What am I?”
Chapter IV. Determinism/Freedom — To Live or to be Lived?
Chapter V. Human Knowledge
Chapter VI. Roads Leading to Nowhere