"Does the Center Hold?" is an entertaining, topically-organized introductory text with more than 500 original illustrations. The ideas and issues typically covered in introductory courses are presented here in a remarkably accessible and enjoyable manner. The author demonstrates that serious philosophical inquiry may be perplexing but is ultimately enlightening and liberating.Palmer, Donald is the author of 'Does the Center Hold? An Introduction to Western Philosophy', published 2001 under ISBN 9780767415804 and ISBN 0767415809.