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Nils Ch. Rauhut studied philosophy and history at the University of Regensburg (Germany). He received an M.A. degree in philosophy from the University of Colorado at Boulder, and a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Washington in Seattle. He taught at Weber State University in Ogden, Utah, and he is currently teaching at Coastal Carolina University in Conway, South Carolina.
Table of Contents
|About the Authors||p. viii|
|Whv Study Philosophy?||p. 1|
|What Is Enlightenment?||p. 2|
|Treatise on the Emendation of the Intellect||p. 8|
|Letter to Menoeceus||p. 11|
|Philosophy, a Bus Ride||p. 12|
|The Value of Philosophy||p. 27|
|What Do We Know?||p. 31|
|Meditations 1 and 2||p. 32|
|A Skeptic's Manifesto||p. 41|
|The Lure of Radical Skepticism||p. 47|
|Appearance and Reality||p. 57|
|An Essay Concerning Human Understanding||p. 62|
|A Priori Justification||p. 70|
|Do We Have Free Will?||p. 75|
|Beyond Compatibilism: A Buddhist Approach to Freedom and Determinism||p. 86|
|The Consequence Argument||p. 100|
|Human Freedom and the Self||p. 106|
|Is There an Enduring Self?||p. 133|
|A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality||p. 135|
|˘No-Self÷in Buddhism||p. 145|
|The Judaic-Christian Conception of the Person||p. 152|
|A Critique of Locke's Theory of Personal Identity||p. 161|
|Brain Transplants and Personal Identity||p. 165|
|Where Am I?||p. 172|
|Feminist Perspectives on the Self||p. 183|
|What is the Mind?||p. 195|
|They're Made Out of Meat Terry Bisson||p. 197|
|An Argument for Dualism from ˘Alcibiades I÷||p. 199|
|A Critique of Dualism||p. 202|
|A Defense of Dualism||p. 214|
|Philosophical Behaviorism||p. 219|
|The Nature of Mind||p. 231|
|Mad Pain and Martian Pain||p. 241|
|Arguments Against Materialism||p. 249|
|Does God Exist?||p. 263|
|The Evidential Value of Religious Experience||p. 265|
|The Five Ways||p. 276|
|The Ontological Argument||p. 278|
|The Cosmological Argument||p. 284|
|A Debate on the Cosmological Argument||p. 292|
|Molecular Machines: Experimental Support for the Design Inference||p. 301|
|Born-Again Creationism||p. 314|
|You Bet Your Life: Pascal's Wager Defended||p. 323|
|The Problem of Evil||p. 336|
|Why God Allows Evil||p. 341|
|TheEthics of Belief||p. 351|
|The Will to Believe||p. 356|
|Male-Chauvinist Religion||p. 364|
|what ought we To DO?||p. 377|
|The Objective Basis of Morality||p. 379|
|Must God's Commands Conform to Moral Standards?||p. 385|
|Reflective Equilibrium||p. 388|
|The Principle of Utility||p. 396|
|Push-Pin and Poetry||p. 402|
|Higher and Lower Pleasures||p. 403|
|Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals||p. 407|
|Maria von Herbert's Challenge to Kant||p. 416|
|Nicomachean Ethics||p. 429|
|Regarding the Last Frontier of Bigotry||p. 442|
|Do Animals Have Rights?||p. 450|
|The Case for Gay Marriage||p. 460|
|The Case against Gay Marriage||p. 465|
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