9781551116587

First Philosophy: Knowledge and Reality, Fundamental Problems and Readings In Philosophy

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  • Copyright: 2004-08-30
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Table of Contents

How to Use This Book
Philosophy
1(16)
What Is Philosophy?
1(5)
A Brief Introduction to Arguments
6(8)
Introductory Tips on Reading and Writing Philosophy
14(3)
Philosophy of Religion---Does God Exist?
17(118)
St. Anselm of Canterbury
19(17)
Proslogion, Preface and Chapters 2--5
24(2)
Pro Insipiente (``On Behalf of the Fool''), by Gaunilo of Marmoutiers
26(3)
Anselm's Reply to Gaunilo
29(7)
St. Thomas Aquinas
36(11)
Summa Theologiae, Part I, Question 2, The Existence of God (In Three Articles)
42(5)
David Hume
47(43)
Dialogues Concerning Natural Religion
54(36)
Gottfried Leibniz
90(14)
Theodicy: Abridgement of the Argument Reduced to Syllogistic Form
96(8)
J.L. Mackie
104(11)
``Evil and Omnipotence''
106(9)
William James
115(20)
``The Will to Believe''
121(14)
Philosophy of Mind---What is the Place of Mind in the Physical World?
135(100)
Gilbert Ryle
138(13)
The Concept of Mind: ``Descartes's Myth''
142(9)
J.J.C. Smart
151(14)
``Sensations and Brain Processes''
155(10)
Hilary Putnam
165(14)
``The Nature of Mental States''
170(9)
John R. Searle
179(20)
``Minds, Brains and Programs''
184(15)
Paul Churchland
199(22)
``Eliminative Materialism and the Propositional Attitudes''
203(18)
Thomas Nagel
221(14)
``What Is It Like to Be a Bat?''
224(11)
Metaphysics---Do We Have Free Will?
235(106)
Paul Ree
238(16)
The Illusion of Free Will, Chapters 1 and 2
241(13)
C.A. Campbell
254(15)
On Selfhood and Godhood: ``Has the Self Free Will?''
257(12)
Robert Kane
269(25)
``Free Will: The Elusive Ideal''
273(21)
Daniel Dennett
294(15)
``On Giving Libertarians What They Say They Want''
299(10)
Susan Wolf
309(13)
``Sanity and the Metaphysics of Responsibility''
310(12)
P.F. Strawson
322(19)
``Freedom and Resentment''
325(16)
New Directions in Philosophy
341(52)
Arthur Fine, ``The Natural Ontological Attitude''
343(17)
Richard Rorty, ``Philosophy Without Mirrors''
360(19)
Derek Parfit, ``Personal Identity''
379(14)
Sources for Quotations 393

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