ISI Guides to the Major Disciplines

ISI Guides to the Major Disciplines

“These slim volumes come close to constituting mini–great books in themselves.” —Wall Street Journal

In one sitting you’ll get an indispensable education in political philosophy, history, liberal learning, economics, or any other core subject in the liberal arts.

Written by leading scholars, the ISI Guides to the Major Disciplines are reader-friendly introductions perfect for both students and the general public.

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  1. A Student's Guide to Psychology

    A Student's Guide to Psychology

    By Daniel N. Robinson

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    Psychology is frequently the most popular major on campus, but it can also be the most treacherous. In this guide, Daniel N. Robinson surveys the philosophical and historical roots of modern psychology and sketches the major schools and thinkers of the discipline.

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  2. A Student's Guide to Religious Studies

    A Student's Guide to Religious Studies

    ISI Books

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    D. G. Hart explores the conundrums of the ambiguous position of religious studies in the academy and offers advice about the best way to approach and benefit from the teaching and study of religion in contexts often hostile to faith.

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  3. A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum

    A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum

    By Mark C. Henrie

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    In a series of penetrating essays, A Student's Guide to the Core Curriculum explains the value of a traditional core of studies in Western civilization and then surveys eight courses available in most American universities which may be taken as electives to acquire such an education. This guide puts "the best" within reach of every student.

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  4. A Student's Guide to the Study of History

    A Student's Guide to the Study of History

    By John Lukacs

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    John Lukacs, one of today's most widely published historians, explains what the study of history entails, how it has been approached over the centuries, and why it should be undertaken by today's students. This guide is an invitation to become a master of the historian's craft.

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  5. A Student's Guide to the Study of Law

    A Student's Guide to the Study of Law

    By Gerard V. Bradley

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    In A Student’s Guide to the Study of Law, Gerard V. Bradley, professor of law at the University of Notre Dame Law School and an expert in the areas of constitutional law and law and religion, introduces readers to the major concepts, cases, and thinkers that have shaped American legal scholarship and history.

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  6. A Student's Guide to U.S. History

    A Student's Guide to U.S. History

    By Wilfred M. McClay

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    In this introduction to the study of American history, Wilfred M. McClay invites us to experience the perennial freshness and vitality of this great subject as he explores some of the enduring commitments and persistent tensions that have made America what it is.

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