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Classic philosophical questions

Author: James A Gould
Publisher: Columbus, Ohio : Merrill, ©1985.
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Genre/Form: Introductions
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Classic philosophical questions.
Columbus, Ohio : Merrill, ©1985
(OCoLC)709527055
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James A Gould
ISBN: 0675202647 9780675202640 0975202647
OCLC Number: 11814007
Description: viii, 728 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: THE TRIAL OF SOCRETES AND THE VALUE OF PHILOSOPHY --
What Is the Value of Philosophy? --
The Apology and Crito / Plato --
The Value of philosophy / Russell --
METHODOLOGY --
What Is the Best Approach to Philosophy? --
Four approaches to philosophy / Peirce --
The Scientific outlook / Feigl. ETHICS --
Is Man Free? --
Man is determined / Mill --
Man is Free / James --
Are Ethics Relative? --
Ethics are relative / Sumner --
Ethics are not relative / Stace --
Is Man Always Selfish? --
Man is always selfish / de Mandeville --
Man is not always selfish / Rachels --
Which is Basic in Ethics : Happiness or Obligation? --
Happiness is self-fulfillment / Aristotle --
Happiness is to do what is good for all people / Bentham --
Duty is prior to happiness / Kant --
Happiness is having power / Nietzsche --
Existentialist ethics / Sartre --
The Ethics of good reason / Toulmin. KNOWLEDGE --
What is Knowledge? --
Knowledge is not ultimately sense knowledge / Descartes --
Knowledge is ultimately sensed / Locke --
Knowledge is both rational and empirical / Kant --
Knowledge is ultimately intuitive / Bergson --
Does a Person Have Knowledge of an Identical Self? --
Man knows himself by his consciousness / Locke --
Man has no identical self / Hume --
Man perceives himself through self-identity / Davis. How is Truth Established? --
Truth is established by correspondence / Russell --
Truth is established by coherence / Bradley --
Truth is established on pragmatic grounds / James --
Can We Know the Nature of Cause? --
Cause means regular association / Hume --
Cause is more than regular association / Whitehead --
There are no possible grounds for induction / Hume --
Induction is justified pragmatically / Hospers. METAPHYSICS --
Of What Does Reality Consist? --
Reality consists of matter / Taylor --
Reality consists of ideas / Berkeley --
Can Existence of Other Minds be Proven? --
Existence of other minds can be proven by analogy / Russell --
Existence of other minds cannot be proven by analogy / Malcolm --
Is Reality General or Particular? --
Universals are real / Plato --
Particulars are real / Hume. PHILOSOPHY OF RELIGION --
Can We Prove God Exists? --
The Ontological argument / St. Anselm --
The Cosmological argument / St. Aquinas --
The Teleological argument / Paley --
It is better to believe in God's existence than to deny it / Pascal --
God's existence cannot be proved / Kierkegaard --
What is the Nature of God? --
All is God and God is all / Griffiths --
The God above God / Tillich --
Does the Idea of a Good God Exclude Evil? --
A good God would not permit suffering / Dostoevski --
God can allow some evil / Hick. POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY --
What is Freedom? --
Freedom is authority / Dostoeveski --
Freedom is democracy and free speech should be unlimited / Mill --
Freedom is natural, acquired, and circumstantial / Muller --
Are Women Free? --
Women are not free / Bartky --
Women are free / Blackstone --
Which is the Best Government? --
Communism / Marx and Engels --
Fascism / Mussolini --
Democracy / Dewey. AESTHETICS --
Are Artistic Judgments Subjective? --
Tastes cannot be disputed / Ducasse --
Tastes can be disputed / Beardsley --
What is the Function of Art in Society? --
Art as amusement / Collingwood --
Art communicates emotions / Tolstoy --
What are the Natures of the Tragic and the Comic? --
The Tragic is cathartic / Aristotle --
The Comic is mechanical / Bergson. THE MEANING OF LIFE --
What Gives Life Meaning? --
Faith provides life's meaning / Tolstoy --
Each person gives his own life meaning / Camus.
Responsibility: edited by James A. Gould.

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