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VOICES OF WISDOM is intended for introduction to philosophy courses with a multicultural emphasis at two- and four-year colleges and universities.
Table of Contents
|What is Philosophy?|
|A Definition of Philosophy|
|What Is Rationality?|
|Does Philosophy Bake Bread?|
|Bertrand Russell: On the Value of Philosophy|
|Who Are the Philosophers?|
|Christopher Phillips: Socrates CafT|
|Value Theory (Axiology)|
|Ethics, Social, and Political Philosophy|
|How Should One Live? Introduction|
|The Buddha and the Middle Way|
|The Buddha: The Four Noble Truths|
|Walpola Rahula: The Fourth Noble Truth|
|Confucius and the Life of Virtue|
|D.C. Lau: Confucius and Moral Character|
|Socrates on Living the Examined Life|
|Plato: The Apology|
|Aristotle on Happiness and the Life of Moderation|
|Aristotle: Nichomachean Ethics|
|The Song of God Bhagavad-Gita|
|The Virtue of Selfishness|
|Ayn Rand: The Ethics of Emergencies|
|How Can I Know What is Right?|
|Kant and the Categorical Imperative|
|Immanuel Kant: Groundwork of the Metaphysics of Morals|
|John Stuart Mill: What Utilitarianism Is|
|Revaluation of Values|
|Friedrich Nietzsche: Beyond Good and Evil|
|Friedrich Nietzsche: On the Genealogy of Morality|
|The Ethic of Cares|
|Nel Noddings: Caring|
|David Wong: Relativism|
|What Makes a Society Just?|
|God and Justice|
|Khaled Abou El Fadl: Islam and Democracy|
|Capitalism and Exploitation|
|Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: Manifesto of the Communist Party|
|The Original Position|
|John Rawls: A Theory of Justice|
|Our Obligation to the State|
|Letter from Birmingham Jail|
|God is Red|
|Sacred Places and Moral Responsibility|
|Is Justice for all Possible?|
|Sexism, Racism, and Homophobia|
|Bell hooks: Ain't I a Woman|
|Cornel West: Race Matters|
|Homophobia as a Weapon of Sexism|
|Globalization and Justice|
|One World: The Ethics of Globalization|
|Terrorism and Morality|
|Bat-Ami Bar On: Why Terrorism Is Morally Problematic|
|Philosophy in A Time of Terror|
|Dialgoues with Jnrgen Habermas and Jacques Derrida|
|Fundamentalism and Terror|
|Autoimmunity: Real and Symbolic Suicides|
|The Case for Animal Rights|
|Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art|
|What is Aesthetic Value? Introduction|
|Art As Experience|
|Having an Experience|
|Women and Art|
|The Tea Ceremony|
|The End of Art and the Citizen Artist|
|After the End of Art|
|The Artist as Citizen|
|Is Knowledge Possible?|
|Deliverance from Error|
|Is Certainty Possible? RenT Descartes: Meditations I and II|
|Empiricism and Limited Skepticism|
|An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding|
|Should We Believe Beyond the Evidence?|
|The Ethics of Belief|
|The Will to Believe|
|Classical Indian Epistemology|
|Knowledge and Reality|
|Knowledge and Subjectivity|
|Does Science Tell Us the Whole Truth and Nothing But the Truth?|
|How Do We Come to Belief?|
|The Fixation of Beliefs|
|The Growth of Scientific Knowledge|
|Conjectures and Refutations|
|The Structure of Scientific Revolutions|
|Science and Traditional Thought|
|Old Gods, New Worlds|
|The Will to Truth|
|The Discourse on Language|
|Truth and Power|
|What is Really Real?|
|Dao De Jing|
|The Crest-Jewel of Discrimination|
|The Principles of Human Knowledge|
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