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Fifty readings in philosophy

Author: Donald C Abel
Publisher: New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1994.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This anthology is intended for introductory philosophy students. The 50 classical and contemporary selections were chosen for historical importance, diversity and accessibility. The work represents  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Donald C Abel
ISBN: 0070515182 9780070515185
OCLC Number: 29181658
Description: xiii, 489 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Part 1 What is philosophy?: Plato, Euthypro (complete), translated by Benjamin Jowett; Bertrand Russell, The Problems of Philosophy (selection). Part 2 Philosophy of religion: The Existence of God; Anselm, Proslogion and Exchange with Gaunilo (selection), translated by Sidney Norton Deane; Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae (selection), translated by the Fathers of the English Dominican Province; William Paley, Natural Theology (selection); David Hume, Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion (selection); Richard Dawkins, The Blind Watchmaker (selection); The Problem of Evil; J.L. Mackie, Evil and Omnipotence (complete); John Hick, Philosophy of Religion (selection); C. Faith and Reason; Soren Kierkegaard, Philosophical Fragments (selection), translated by Howard V. Hong and Edna H. Hong; William James, The Will to Believe (selection). Part 3 Theories of knowledge: Plato, The Republic (selection) translated by Benjamin Jowett; Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy (selection), translated by Elizabeth S. Haldane and G.R.T. Rose; John Locke, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding (selection); George Berkeley, Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous (selection); David Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding (selection); Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason (selection) translated by J.M.D. Meiklejohn; Charles Sanders Pierce, The Fixation of Belief (selection); Alison M. Jaggar, Love and Knowledge: Emotion in Feminist Epistemology. Part 4 Mind, body, and self: The Mind-Body Problem; Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy (selection), translated by Elizabeth S. Haldane and G.R.T. Ross; Gilbert Ryle, The Concept of Mind (selection); Richard Taylor, How to Bury the Mind-Body Problem (complete); Jerry Fodor, The Mind-Body Problem (selection); Morwenna Griffiths, Feminism, Feelings and Philosophy (selection); The Self; Buddhist Scriptures, The Middle-Length Discourses of the Buddha (selection), translated by Nyanamoli Thera; John Locke, An Essay concerning Human Understanding, (selection); David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature (selection); Risieri Frondizi, The Nature of the Self (selection), translated by Risieri Frondizi and Elias L. Rivers. Part 5 Free Will and Determinism: Paul-Henri Thiry, Baron d'Holbach, The System of Nature (selection), translated by H.D. Robinson; William James, The Dilemma of Determinism (selection); W.T. Stace, Religion and the Modern Mind (selection); John Hospers, What Means This Freedom? (selection); C.A. Campbell, on Selfhood and Godhood (selection); Richard Taylor, Metaphysics (selection); Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, An Idealist View of Life (selection). Part 6 Ethics: Classical Ethical Theorists; Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics (selection), translate by J.E.C. Welldon; 37. Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologiae (selection), translated by the Fathers of the English Dominican Province. (Part contents).
Other Titles: 50 readings in philosophy
Responsibility: [compiled by] Donald C. Abel.
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