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Get set for philosophy, Douglas Burnham

Label
Get set for philosophy
Title
Get set for philosophy
Statement of responsibility
Douglas Burnham
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This is the first book to combine an introduction to Philosophy as a degree subject with the practical study and assessment skills that the student is likely to need
Member of
Cataloging source
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Burnham, Douglas
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Get set for university
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy
  • PHILOSOPHY
  • Philosophy
  • Philosophy
  • Great Britain
  • Einführung
  • Philosophie
  • Studium
Label
Get set for philosophy, Douglas Burnham
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Introduction; Part One: A Guide to Philosophy; Chapter 1: Philosophy Degrees; A. What is philosophy? Why Study philosophy? (careers and personal growth); 1. What is philosophy?; 2. Philosophy and Your Future; A Special Word to Mature Students; B. Philosophy at university; 1. Choosing Where to Study: Which university?; 2: Which Type of Degree?; 3. Typical philosophy Courses; Chapter 2: An Orientation in Philosophy; A. Typical Courses on the First Year of philosophy Degrees; 1. Problems of Metaphysics; 2. Epistemology and Philosophy of Science; 3. Ethics, Applied Ethics, and Political Philosophy; 4. Aesthetics; 5. The Philosophy of Religion; 6. Ancient philosophy; 7. Early Modern Philosophy; 8. European' Philosophy; Part Two: Study skills; Chapter 3: Be in the Know; Chapter 4: Learning at university; A. Reading; B. Learning by Assessment; C. Self-Directed Learning; D. Time Management; E. Tutorials and seminars; F. Lectures; Chapter 5: Assessments; A. Essays and Dissertations; 1. Why Write Essays?; 2. Philosophy Essays are Different; 3. First, Read the Question; 4. The Writing Process: From Notes to a First Draft; 5. The Essay Returns; 6. Finding and Using Sources; a. Why Use Sources?; B. Finding Sources; 7. Portfolio of Work; 8. The Dissertation; B. Examinations; 1. Preparing for exams; 2. On the Day; 3. After the Exam; C. Oral Presentations; 1. Preparing and Presenting; 2. Working in Groups; Chapter 6:General Skills Handbook; A. Argument and Justification; 1. Critical Thinking; 2. Examples and Analogies; B. Writing Clear and Correctly; 1. References and Bibliographies; 2. Good Academic Style; C. Writing Skills Self-Assessment
Control code
on1145341204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 223 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781474465533
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvxcf7zr
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1145341204
Label
Get set for philosophy, Douglas Burnham
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Introduction; Part One: A Guide to Philosophy; Chapter 1: Philosophy Degrees; A. What is philosophy? Why Study philosophy? (careers and personal growth); 1. What is philosophy?; 2. Philosophy and Your Future; A Special Word to Mature Students; B. Philosophy at university; 1. Choosing Where to Study: Which university?; 2: Which Type of Degree?; 3. Typical philosophy Courses; Chapter 2: An Orientation in Philosophy; A. Typical Courses on the First Year of philosophy Degrees; 1. Problems of Metaphysics; 2. Epistemology and Philosophy of Science; 3. Ethics, Applied Ethics, and Political Philosophy; 4. Aesthetics; 5. The Philosophy of Religion; 6. Ancient philosophy; 7. Early Modern Philosophy; 8. European' Philosophy; Part Two: Study skills; Chapter 3: Be in the Know; Chapter 4: Learning at university; A. Reading; B. Learning by Assessment; C. Self-Directed Learning; D. Time Management; E. Tutorials and seminars; F. Lectures; Chapter 5: Assessments; A. Essays and Dissertations; 1. Why Write Essays?; 2. Philosophy Essays are Different; 3. First, Read the Question; 4. The Writing Process: From Notes to a First Draft; 5. The Essay Returns; 6. Finding and Using Sources; a. Why Use Sources?; B. Finding Sources; 7. Portfolio of Work; 8. The Dissertation; B. Examinations; 1. Preparing for exams; 2. On the Day; 3. After the Exam; C. Oral Presentations; 1. Preparing and Presenting; 2. Working in Groups; Chapter 6:General Skills Handbook; A. Argument and Justification; 1. Critical Thinking; 2. Examples and Analogies; B. Writing Clear and Correctly; 1. References and Bibliographies; 2. Good Academic Style; C. Writing Skills Self-Assessment
Control code
on1145341204
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 223 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781474465533
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctvxcf7zr
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)1145341204

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