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Philosophy and the Valley
Study of Philosophy

Philosophy and the Valley: A Non-Traditional Introduction for the Non-Traditional Student
Angelika Soldan

This text introduces the beginning student to different ways of philosophizing and major ideas and theories in philosophy by storytelling and drawing connections to everyday life with the story-teller located in the Lower Rio Grande Valley.

National Social Science Press, 2006 (e-book). Available at the NSSP website, (619) 647-9906, or at the UTB/TSC Barnes & Noble Bookstore, (956) 882-8249.

Soldan is an associate professor in the Government Department.


The Study of PhilosophyThe Study of Philosophy (6th edition)
S. Morris Engel and Angelika Soldan with Kevin Durand

This student-friendly comprehensive philosophy textbook for the beginning student does not only cover the fields of ethics, epistemology and metaphysics but provides with an extensive number of critical thinking and logic exercises. Moreover, continental and analytical philosophy, theories of justice and feminism are also integrated.

Lanham, Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007 ($59.95). Available at the publisher's website, (800) 462-6420.

Soldan is an associate professor in the Government Department.


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