1. The Nature of a Philosophical Problem: What is Philosophy?, 2. Some Basic Concepts of Logic and Philosophy, 3. The Problem of Evil: Why Does God Allow Evil to Exist?, 4. The Existence of God: Can the Existence of God Be Proved?, 5. Reality: What is Real?, 6. Certainty: What is Certainty and What is Certain?, 7. Time: How Can Time Exist?, 8. Personal Identity: What Am I? 9. The Mind-Body Problem, 10. Freewill and Determinism: Are People Free?, 11. The Meaning of Life: What is the Meaning of Life?
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""Philosophical Propositions is refreshingly free of the routine jog through the range of philosophical points of view. Jonathan Westphal takes students carefully through philosophical problems in a communicative and committed way."
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