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World of Ideas, Essential Readings for College Students,9780312148638

World of Ideas, Essential Readings for College Students

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Edition:
5th
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9780312148638

ISBN10:
0312148631
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Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/1/1998
Publisher(s):
BEDFORD
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Table of Contents

Preface v
Evaluating Ideas: An Introduction to Critical Reading 1(10)
PART ONE GOVERNMENT 11(92)
Thoughts from the Tao-te Ching
17(16)
Lao-Tzu
The Qualities of the Prince
33(18)
Niccolo Machiavelli
The Origin of Civil Society
51(22)
Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The Declaration of Independence
73(10)
Thomas Jefferson
Ideology and Terror: A Novel Form
83(20)
Hannah Arendt
PART TWO JUSTICE 103(84)
From Narrative of the Life
107(16)
Frederick Douglass
Civil Disobedience
123(28)
Henry David Thoreau
Letter from Birmingham Jail
151(22)
Martin Luther King, Jr.
From The Second Sex
173(14)
Simone De Beauvoir
PART THREE WEALTH 187(82)
Of the Principle of the Commercial
193(16)
Adam Smith
The Communist Manifesto
209(28)
Karl Marx
The Position of Poverty
237(14)
John Kenneth Galbraith
Why the Rich Are Getting Richer
251(18)
Robert B. Reich
PART FOUR MIND 269(104)
The Allegory of the Cave
275(14)
Plato
On the Limits of Man's Intellect
289(18)
Moses Maimonides
From The Interpretation of Dreams
307(14)
Sigmund Freud
The Personal and the Collective Unconscious
321(16)
Carl Jung
The Distrust Between the Sexes
337(16)
Karen Horney
A Rounded Version: The Theory
353(20)
Howard Gardner
PART FIVE NATURE 373(98)
The Four Idols
379(18)
Francis Bacon
Natural Selection
397(18)
Charles Darwin
Nonmoral Nature
415(16)
Stephen Jay Gould
The Theory of the Universe?
431(18)
Michio Kaku
All Africa and Her Progenies
449(22)
Richard Dawkins
PART SIX CULTURE 471(92)
Observations on Egypt
477(20)
Herodotus
From La Relacion
497(14)
Alvar Nunez Cabeza De Vaca
The Pueblos of New Mexico
511(18)
Ruth Benedict
Women, Sex, and Sin
529(14)
Margaret Mead
"From the Native's Point of View":
543(20)
Clifford Geertz
PART SEVEN FAITH 563(112)
The Buddha Meditation: The Path to Enlightenment
569(20)
Siddhartha Gautama
The Sermon on the Mount
589(12)
St. Matthew
The Bhagavad Gita Meditation and Knowledge
601(16)
The Prophet Muhammad From the Koran
617(12)
St. Teresa of Avila The Raptures of St. Teresa
629(12)
Apollonianism and Dionysianism
641(20)
Friedrich Nietzsche
From I and Thou
661(14)
Martin Buber
PART EIGHT POETICS 675(94)
Tragedy and the Emotions of Pity and Fear
681(18)
Aristotle
From An Essay on Criticism
699(16)
Alexander Pope
From the preface to Lyrical Ballads
715(16)
William Wordsworth
A Letter to a Young Poet
731(20)
Virginia Woolf
Against Interpretation
751(18)
Susan Sontag
Writing About Ideas: An Introduction to Rhetoric 769(24)
Index of Rhetorical Terms 793


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