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The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach

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9780072963557

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0072963557
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Pub. Date:
5/18/2005
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Summary

The Philosophical Journey: An Interactive Approach, 3/e is a text/reader which enhances comprehension of philosophical study by allowing the reader to ponder, explore and actively participate in the learning process. Philosophy becomes a personal journey to students through Bill Lawhead's innovative and unique pedagogy which delivers philosophical concepts through more digestible chunks. This revised edition includes even greater enhanced pedagogy, updated coverage of the argument for God, terrorism and political theory, updated exercises, readings and more!

Table of Contents

Preface iii
Introduction to the Philosophical Journey: Where Are We Going and How Will We Get There?
3(46)
Overview of the Journey
4(11)
Socrates and the Search for Wisdom
15(15)
From Plato, Apology
18(6)
From Plato, Republic
24(6)
Plato's Allegory of the Cave
30(7)
From Plato, Republic
32(5)
Argument and Evidence: How Do I Decide What To Believe?
37(12)
The Search for Knowledge
49(140)
Overview of the Problem of Knowledge
50(8)
Skepticism
58(13)
From Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy
65(4)
From Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy
69(2)
Rationalism
71(17)
From Plato, Phaedo
78(5)
From Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy
83(5)
Empiricism
88(30)
From John Locke, An Essay concerning Human Understanding
95(3)
From George Berkeley, a Treatise concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge
98(7)
From David Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding
105(1)
From David Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding
106(2)
From David Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding
108(2)
From David Hume, An Enquiry concerning Human Understanding
110(1)
From David Hume, A Treatise of Human Nature
111(7)
Kantian Constructivism
118(15)
From Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason
121(6)
From Immanuel Kant, Critique of Pure Reason
127(6)
Epistemological Relativism
133(20)
From Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil
144(9)
Rethinking the Western Tradition: Pragmatism
153(14)
From William James, Pragmatism's Conception of Truth
161(6)
Rethinking the Western Tradition: Feminist Epistemology
167(22)
From Ann Garry and Marilyn Pearsall, Women, Knowledge, and Reality
170(19)
The Search for Ultimate Reality
189(116)
Overview of Metaphysics
190(10)
Overview: The Mind-Body Problem
200(7)
From Hugh Elliot, Tantalus
200(7)
Dualism
207(9)
From Rene Descartes, Discourse on the Method
210(1)
From Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy
211(2)
From Rene Descartes, Meditations on First Philosophy
213(3)
Physicalism
216(15)
From Jeffrey Olen, Persons and Their World
225(6)
Functionalism and Artificial Intelligence
231(19)
From Jerry Fodor, The Mind-Body Problem
236(6)
From Marvin Minsky, Why People Think Computers Can't
242(8)
Overview: Freedom and Determinism
250(11)
Hard Determinism
261(15)
From B. F. Skinner, Walden Two
262(7)
From Samuel Butler, Erewhon
269(2)
From Clarence Darrow, The Leopold and Loeb Trial
271(5)
Libertarianism
276(14)
From Richard Taylor, Metaphysics
282(5)
From Jean-Paul Sartre, Being and Nothingness
287(3)
Compatibilism
290(15)
From Walter T. Stace, Religion and the Modern Mind
294(11)
The Search for God
305(94)
Overview of Philosophy of Religion
306(6)
From Peter Kreeft, Does God Exist?
306(6)
The Cosmological Argument For God
312(10)
From Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica
313(4)
From Richard Taylor, Metaphysics
317(5)
The Design Argument for God
322(15)
From William Paley, Natural Theology
324(2)
From David Hume, Dialogues concerning Human Religion
326(11)
The Ontological Argument for God
337(5)
From St. Anselm, Proslogium
339(3)
Pragmatic and Subjective Justifications of Religious Belief
342(14)
From Blaise Pascal, Thoughts
344(4)
From William James, The Will to Believe
348(3)
From Soren Kierkegaard, Selections
351(5)
The Problem of Evil: Atheistic and Theistic Responses
356(16)
From Albert Camus, The Plague
357(7)
From John Hick, Evil and the God of Love
364(5)
From C. S. Lewis, The Problem of Pain
369(3)
Rethinking the Western Tradition: Asian Religions
372(27)
From The Upanishads
375(8)
From The Buddha, Selected Teachings
383(7)
From Herman Hesse, Siddhartha
390(9)
The Search for Ethical Values
399(142)
Overview of Ethics
400(15)
From Plato, Republic
400(15)
Ethical Relativism Versus Objectivism
415(22)
From Herodotus, The Histories
419(2)
From Ruth Benedict, Anthropology and the Abnormal
421(9)
From James Rachels, The Challenge of Cultural Relativism
430(7)
Ethical Egoism
437(17)
From W. Somerset Maugham, of Human Bondage
438(11)
From Ayn Rand, The Virtue of Selfishness
449(5)
Utilitarianism
454(18)
From Jeremy Bentham, An Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation
458(4)
From John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism
462(4)
From Alistair Norcross, Comparing Harms: Headaches and Human Lives
466(6)
Kantian Ethics
472(18)
From Immanuel Kant, Foundations of the Metaphysics of Morals
475(15)
Virtue Ethics
490(20)
From Aristotle, Nicomachean Ethics
499(5)
From Confucius, The Analects
504(2)
From Janet Smith, Moral Character and Abortion
506(4)
Rethinking the Western Tradition: Feminist Ethics
510(31)
From Carol Gilligan, In a Different Voice
516(11)
From Marilyn Friedman, Liberating Care
527(14)
The Search for the Just Society
541(92)
Overview of Political Philosophy
542(5)
The Justification of Government
547(17)
From Robert Paul Wolff, In Defense of Anarchism
550(5)
From Thomas Hobbes, Leviathan
555(5)
From John Locke, An Essay concerning the True Original, Extent and End of Civil Government
560(3)
From The Declaration of Independence (July 4, 1776)
563(1)
The Question of Justice
564(23)
From Plato, Republic
566(5)
From Thomas Aquinas, Summa Theologica
571(3)
From John Stuart Mill, Utilitarianism
574(5)
From John Rawls, A Theory of Justice
579(5)
From Susan Moller Okin, Justice, Gender, and the Family
584(3)
The Individual and the State
587(23)
From John Stuart Mill, On Liberty
589(14)
From Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels, Communist Manifesto
603(7)
Civil Disobedience
610(23)
From Plato, Crito
613(7)
From Mohandas Gandhi, Young India
620(4)
From Martin Luther King Jr., Letter from Birmingham Jail
624(9)
Philosophy and the Meaning of Life
633
From Leo Tolstoy, My Confession
641(5)
From Hazel E. Barnes, An Existentialist Ethics
646
Appendix: Reasoning Effectively: What to Do and What Not to Do 1(1)
Credits 1(1)
Index 1


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