How to Get the Most Out of Philosophy

  • Publish Date: 2003-07-21
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Douglas J. Soccio
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A wealth of encouraging tips and practical advice, this brief handbook is a lifeline to success in philosophy classes. In Part I, students learn effective ways to read philosophy texts and primary materials, how to take good notes, and how to acquire informed opinions--all essential tools to success in philosophy courses. Part II covers basic critical reading and writing strategies, such as picking a topic, following basic style rules, and using appropriate citation practices. Part III, Student Wisdom, offers tips that will ensure continued success throughout one's college career--including discussions of motivation and basic study strategies, relating to professors, and test taking. Now in its fifth edition, HOW TO GET THE MOST OUT OF PHILOSOPHY provides enhanced, integrated treatment of the value of the Internet in research. This discussion aims to show philosophy students how effectively to use the Internet while not at the same time being used by the Internet!